The Simple Post-it Note That Turned Me into a Bestselling Author

Caroline Mitchell
SYNERGY
Published in
3 min readApr 22, 2024

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Pen writing manifest
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Imposter Syndrome

When I started writing, there was a period when I doubted myself and imposter syndrome hit hard. Sometimes I’d sit at my desk in work and negative thoughts would creep in. Who am I kidding? I asked myself. I was a police officer, not an author. I had responsibilities and bills to pay.

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Caroline Mitchell
SYNERGY

NYT, USA Today, Washington Post and international #1 bestselling thriller author with 2M books sold. Ex-police. Writing course provider. www.carolinemitchell.co