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3 Things Every Anxious Author Needs In Their Writing Space – The Anxious Author

Having a good writing space is essential to productivity. Let's face it, writing a book on a crowded train with your neighbour falling asleep on your shoulder is infinitely more difficult than a quiet office with birds tweeting outside. As I've mentioned lately, I'm in the process of moving out of London to a quieter… Continue reading 3 Things Every Anxious Author Needs In Their Writing Space – The Anxious Author

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3 Reasons To Recklessly Use Filler Words in Your First Draft – The Anxious Author

Anxious Authors or not, we all tend to overuse words in our work that don't do our writing justice. Words like so, suddenly and just (which is my personal Achilles heel) end up peppered through our manuscripts far more than we intended. Sometimes we wonder if we actually wrote them at all and if some… Continue reading 3 Reasons To Recklessly Use Filler Words in Your First Draft – The Anxious Author

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4 Ways Anxious Authors Can Create More Engagement Among Their Audience – The Anxious Author

Starting out as an indie author is a daunting task when we first read the to-do list that is expected of us. Start a newsletter, make a Facebook group, post every day on all social media platforms. Don't forget to polish off those deleted scenes to share with your fans and oh yeah, engagement is… Continue reading 4 Ways Anxious Authors Can Create More Engagement Among Their Audience – The Anxious Author

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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