Whether it’s not writing at all or writing too much, many writers end up feeling guilty as a direct result of their scribbling (or lack of). Does that sound like you and what can we do about it?
What do you do when writing fear strikes? Do you panic and behave like a maniac or do you act calmly and with good sense to make your way through the mire?
You don’t need to read every book ever written, but it’s good to place your work in context and think about how it slots into the great literary timeline.
In this episode I talk about the loneliness of being a writer and the problems associated with writing for long periods without any feedback or reward.
Are you mentally prepared for the trials and tribulations of writing on a regular basis? Do you have the confidence, attitude and work ethic? Did you even know it was all so complicated? Aaargh!