We talk and think a lot about writing craft, but what about the emotional strain of writing and self-publishing a book? New novelist Jan Petrie explains why the cliche of comparing it to childbirth is justified!
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Wise and kindly counsel for any indie author who has ever felt overwhelmed or burned out by the constant pressures of being an authorpreneur and a writer, by author and bookseller Patti Brassard Jefferson.
With the freedom of being an indie author comes an unavoidable side order of pressure: pressure to make all your books the best they can be, to publish your books to professional standards, and then to do all you can to market them. If we’re not careful, we end up with an infinite to-do list, […]