Abbie and I wanted to get this episode out there during NaNoWriMo. I've heard from so many writer who have experienced this feeling: imposter syndrome. Those doubting voices that creep up on us, questioning: "Do we really have what it takes to be a writer? Or are we just kidding ourselves?"
A lot of writers struggle with imposter syndrome – the feeling that you're just "faking it" and not actually a REAL writer. You feel unworthy of praise and almost like you're fooling people into reading your work. Even when you receive positive feedback, you shrink – feeling like you aren't qualified to have such praise lavished on your writing.
If any of this sounds familiar to you, don't worry: you are not alone. Many authors struggle with this conflict, which is why today Abbie and I are sharing our best tips for overcoming imposter syndrome and feeling confident in your writing.
Have you ever struggled with doubting your writing or creative work? How do you overcome thoughts of doubt? How do you gain confidence as a writer? I would love to hear your thoughts below in the comments, my friend. 🙏💛 I wish you an inspired day.