Writing is tough, being an author is tougher. Here at Alive and Writing, we take a closer look at all the challenges you will face as an author including issues with mental health, time management, professionalism, and more.
Each of us is utterly flawless in our planning, writing, and execution, which is why none of us ever fall prey to self criticism.
Is self-criticism good or bad? Can we even use it to our advantage? Most importantly, how are we supposed to handle it? Let’s get
rambling talking and figure this nasty business out.
Links and Sites Mentioned
- Ditch Diggers
- Rogue One
- Writing Excuses on Self-Criticism
- Anne Lamott quote (Warning: it has a single swear word in it. That said, the quote is pretty accurate.)
- Embrace Your Inner Editor by K.M. Weiland
- Writing Excuses on Imposer Syndrome
- 7 Ways to Overcome Destructive Self-Criticism
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Stay tuned for next weeks episode when we chat about procrastinating.
Leaving Time for Yourself
It’s NOT a Competition
And please, let us know how we’re doing. We’re anxious to explore all areas of a writer’s life. And let’s face it. As completely different as we all are from each other, we’re not going to think of everything.
Have you missed our last few podcasts? Check them out here:
Chapter 1 Episode 1 You Are Not Alone
Chapter 1 Episode 2 Preparing to Write
Chapter 1 Episode 4 Procrastination
Chapter 1 Episode 5 Self-Care