Now, I’m no doctor… But if you’re a fellow writer, I’m willing to bet you suffer a certain syndrome.
Let’s start with a few questions:
- When a client accepts your terms and rates for a project, do you think, “I can’t believe they fell for it!”?
- Do you attribute most, if not all, of your blogging success to luck?
- Do you constantly fear being exposed as a fraud—even though you have the expertise to back up your claims?
- No matter how accomplished you become, do you feel you still need to “pay your dues” or that you don’t deserve the recognition (or pay!) you receive?
Looks like you have Impostor Syndrome.
“I Have What?”
Don’t worry. Impostor Syndrome isn’t fatal.
Well… Not in the physical sense anyway. It could be fatal to your career. [Read more…]