The Brave Writer
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The Brave Writer

Instead of Comparing Yourself to Other Writers, Do This Instead

Choose productivity over stagnation.

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Photo by Kyle Gregory Devaras on Unsplash

When I see a new author in the headlines, I can’t help but do the following. Google their name, find out their birth year, and then do the math to see how much older or younger they are than me. If they’re older, I tell myself I have that many years to get to where they are. If they’re younger, I…

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Li Charmaine Anne

Li Charmaine Anne

(She/They) Author on unceded Coast Salish territories (Vancouver, Canada). At work on first novel. Get links to read my stuff for free: https://bit.ly/2MleRqJ