Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 2

Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 2

In the second part of this two part series, I discuss how to pick up and put the pieces back together after serious burnout. How do you decide which projects to pick up and which to discard? I also talk about the most important consideration for deciding how to move...
Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 2

Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 1

In the first of this two part series, I talk about burnout as it is commonly discussed and why for neurodivergent authors our burnout can be something more. We often don’t realize we’re in burnout or understand what burnout is or how it works. I push back...
Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 2

World Building Beyond The Book

When writing fiction one of the things you have to think about is your setting. For fantasy and science fiction, especially, the setting can be a major component of the story. But do you world build just enough for the story you’re writing or do you build a...
Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 2

Why I am submitting stories again

I’ve been completely self-published, all indie all the time, since probably about 2006-2007. I mean sure, I published through my own publication company (And we published as many as 75 authors over the company’s lifespan.), but I still consider that...
Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 2

Thinking About Ergonomics

As writers we often spent a lot of time at our desks. If we spent that time with our body out of alignment (I know I find myself leaning forward and propping up my head on my elbow to read long articles), or typing with bad posture, that’s going to reflect...