The Pros and Cons of Comparing Yourself to Other Writers

Today, I’m honored to be hosted on Write to Done. Be sure to stop by the blog to read my guest post “The Pros and Cons of Comparing Yourself to Other Writers.” Below is a sneak peek:

With the advent of writing communities on such networking sites as Twitter and Facebook and half a thousand forums and Nings, writers are perhaps more social and less solitary than at any time in our history. This brings its fair share of both benefits and drawbacks, since our easy access to other writers—both those who are striving to be published and those who have a dozen bestsellers under their belts—causes inevitable comparisons. Are we as good as they are? Are they as good as we are? Let’s explore what we can gain from answering these questions, as well as what pitfalls we have to avoid falling into face first.

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K.M. Weiland is the award-winning and internationally-published author of the acclaimed writing guides Outlining Your Novel, Structuring Your Novel, and Creating Character Arcs. A native of western Nebraska, she writes historical and fantasy novels and mentors authors on her award-winning website Helping Writers Become Authors.

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  1. Heading over…

  2. Your post in Write to Done directs me to your blog here. I like your post. Thanks.

  3. Your post in Write to Done directs me to your blog here. I like your post. Thanks.

  4. Thanks for reading! I’m glad you enjoyed it.

  5. On my way ———-> over there

  6. on the way!

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