Is anyone else a perfectionist? It’s not as awesome as it sounds. Instead of crafting the “perfect” work, I spend a lot of my time paralyzed by the thought of moving forward, and the fear that what I have created isn’t good enough.
Don’t worry, that’s perfectly normal. Here’s something that may help:
If you are like me, the fear of making mistakes or writing something stupid can keep you in Writer’s Block for weeks. I’ve put off chapters for months at a time simply because they weren’t fully worked out in my mind. Your anxiety or self-doubt may not ever fully go away, but it doesn’t have to. As long as you keep writing, you’ll win.