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3 Occasions You Need Tea Over Coffee – The Anxious Author

Anxiety is a tiring beast. Worrying all day about whether you've accidentally left the curling iron on at home is exhausting and that's fairly low-level stuff. Coping involves many hot beverages, especially for Anxious Authors who spend much of their time at desks with a kettle nearby. (Yes, a kettle. None of this microwaving the… Continue reading 3 Occasions You Need Tea Over Coffee – The Anxious Author

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3 Things to Remember When Your Confidence Fails You – The Anxious Author

Imposter syndrome is a real b****. For Anxious Authors, it's always there, sometimes dormant and waiting for the right moment. Sometimes it's up in your face as you're trying to write, making you doubt every word you type (or scribble). But from time to time, imposter syndrome has the power to incapacitate us completely. Three… Continue reading 3 Things to Remember When Your Confidence Fails You – The Anxious Author

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3 Exercises to Crush Your Writing Rut – The Anxious Author

Writing ruts? Don't you mean writer's block? Nope, not this time. My luck as an Anxious Author extends to never having suffered writer's block before and as such, I'm woefully under-qualified to discuss it. As far as I'm concerned, there's a big difference between writer's block and a writing rut and here's how: Writer's block… Continue reading 3 Exercises to Crush Your Writing Rut – The Anxious Author

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3 Ways to Stay Imaginative in Lock-Down – The Anxious Author

New experiences are what get our Anxious Author brains buzzing. As well as being big readers, us Anxious Authors have a tendency to enjoy experiences over material things. That rush of adrenaline we get from seeing something amazing for the first time sets the cogs turning for a new story. No matter how many stories… Continue reading 3 Ways to Stay Imaginative in Lock-Down – The Anxious Author

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4 Life Hacks to Beat Procrastination for Good – The Anxious Author

Beating procrastination for good. Ambitious, right? Absolutely but if we are aiming to become international bestsellers, ambition is something we need heaps of. Anxiety can be productivity's worst enemy, on account of the flitting thoughts reminding us every two minutes that we haven't done this or we haven't done that. As ever, in order to… Continue reading 4 Life Hacks to Beat Procrastination for Good – The Anxious Author