Tag: self-doubt

  • Fight the Self-Doubt and Fear

    Last night I considered how since becoming a mother, I think I may be becoming a better human being … but a more neurotic writer. And I think I know why. See, I’ve found the the truth in the notion that you don’t truly understand fear until you become a parent. At this point, if…

  • Zombie Books and On Staying Stubborn

    I am a stubborn individual. Actually, mule-headed, and too damned ornery to ever quit may be more accurate assessments. This is part of why I can’t give up. I have been in rewrites on the zombie book – that is, the WIP that refuses to die, but isn’t actually healthy, alive and kicking (ie: working…

  • Self-Doubt and Toilet Bowls: 10 Tips to Climb out of Despair

    I recently found myself whirling around the toilet bowl of self-doubt. I know it means I’m on the downward swing of the usual emotional rollar-coaster stuff, but trust me, it still felt pretty awful. This was after, as I tried starting rewrites, it felt like I had bashed my head into a brick wall enough…