The other day, I was sitting down to work on my novel and I was hit with this overwhelming feeling of self-doubt. Questions swirled through my mind: What am I doing? What if I'm terrible? What if I'm not good enough? What if people hate my book? Immediately, I wanted to close my laptop and stop writing. The way I saw it, there was no point in continuing if people were going to hate what I wrote anyway.
I felt that way for about two days and then I shook off the crippling feelings of self-doubt, opened back up my laptop, and started writing again. However, this isn't the first time I've felt this way and I know it won't be the last. I know these feelings will pop up again and again. So I did some research so I'll know how to better handle these feelings when they pop up again and I wanted to share what I learned with you.Read More