Crushing Perfectionism for Authors

Author’s update: This post has been so tremendously popular that it inspired me to pen an entire book of writing advice. For authors seeking help in silencing self-doubt and overcoming writer’s block, check out my bestselling guide Write like a Beast. Artists are a weird breed. We love our work, but we loathe whatever our […]

I Can’t Do This Anymore: Dealing with Genre Burnout

So very often, we writers get a special idea in our head. “This time,” we think to ourselves, “I want to really wow my readers with a new type of story, something I’ve never written before.” Maybe we watched a particularly good mystery show (Murder She Wrote, anyone?), or we’re getting a horror itch. My […]