11.28: Impostor Syndrome, with Alyssa Wong
Alyssa Wong, Campbell Award nominee and Nebula Award winner, joins us to talk about impostor syndrome. This is the frame of mind that many successful writers suffer from, in which they worry that they’re not really good enough at writing to be enjoying their success. Worse, this mindset can prevent us from continuing to create.
Many of us suffer from this, and we have some strategies to cope with it.
Credits: This episode was recorded by Jeff Cools, and mastered by Alex Jackson.
Homework: Grow sideways! Write something that you’ve never tried to write, genre-wise.
Thing of the week: “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay,” by Alyssa Wong, which is available to read here.
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