The cousin to INSECURITY is SELF-DOUBT. One day you feel as if you’ve written the next Pulitzer Prize winning novel; the next you’re sure you should take up a new profession because surely no one could write what you’ve just written and call themselves a writer.
Well, you aren’t alone. In fact, you’re in excellent company. I loved this post at Jane Friedman’s blog about 100 Tips to Alleviate Self-Doubt. You can add to this list or just read through the tips. Some are excellent, and I’ve posted the list by my desk.
Now some days I’m less Insecure than others. That’s a step forward, right? Any tips that you’ve found help you out of those insecure self-doubts? Check out the others on this hop and see what they have to offer. I’m sure it will be interesting and helpful.