As creative professionals living in a chaotic world, we can feel a lot of pressure to complete every project, accept every opportunity, and allow our personal and professional lives to cross over more than they should. Today, I’m telling you that I can’t do it all.
When you measure your type of writing against someone else’s and it doesn’t add up, well, you’re bound to feel inferior, and that inferiority manifests in the favorite of all phenomena, Imposter Syndrome.
What’s the big appeal of writing what some consider fiction to fall on the wrong side of the fair use question? Why spend hours – and hours and hours and hours – playing house with another author’s characters? Well, there are many answers to that question.