Check out this post from the Legends of Windemere blog that asks: Is Natural Talent Enough?
I’m not 100% certain where I plan on going with this. The topic came to mind after a day of hearing people tell me how talented I am when it comes to writing. For a while, I’ve been struggling with a lot of doubt in regards to my creative abilities. This is the first time in my life that I’ve been this low, so I’m thankful for the support. Their words did make me feel better about my situation, but there was still a sting to it.
The sting came from me wondering why I couldn’t get anywhere if I did have talent. I’ve read works by other indie authors who are incredibly gifted, but they are struggling or have left the game behind. Various published authors that I love have very little name recognition even within their own genre. As an author, if you don’t praise one of the…
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