When I first started out writing, I tried to stay nice and neatly in my lane. High fantasy? Alright then, only things that Tolkien would be proud of. Paranormal romance? Fae and vampires it is. Originally posted by julielilac When I was just starting out, I didn’t realize that you could combine genres or generally…

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It sounds like a disease, doesn’t it? “Stages”. Yet, lurking in places that authors gather like abandoned bookstores and Tumblr, I’ve noticed three common struggles that absolutely devastate authors. And here they are.   STAGE ONE: Self-doubt. Am I good enough? My writing is so childish. But that author was famous when they were only…

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