Don’t let comparison steal your joy! – From the Kobo Writing Life Blog


By Susan Stoker

If you’re like me, you wake up in the morning, brush your teeth, grab some coffee, head to your writer space, turn on your computer, and open your favorite social media account. What might’ve started as a great day quickly turns depressing when you see all the posts by other authors celebrating their accomplishments. 

            “Great news! I just published my 70thbook!”

            “OMG you guys! I just found out I won an award for best author of the century!”

            “My latest release made a best sellers list!”

            “My series was picked up by a TV producer!”

The list goes on and on. And suddenly your good mood has turned sour and all you can think is how much of a failure you are and how you might as well hang up your pen for good.

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