Fearing that you are not writing a good book can make it difficult to commit to working on it. You’ll probably find yourself sitting down with determination to get started on your book then the fear that this whole idea is wrong or not going to deliver the result you want will begin to creep up and you’ll get stuck again.
Before you start writing your book, you need to discover what sort of book you want to write and the easiest way to do that is by looking closely at what you enjoy reading.
It’s possible that you already have all the information and knowledge necessary to write your book, but if not, you will need to do start researching the material for your book. It is easy to avoid writing about something you don’t know but if including certain information makes your book complete and rounded, the only way to fill the gaps is by doing research. If you haven’t done any research for a while, here are some tips to get you started.
The fear that someone else has written your book is one that holds back many aspiring authors from writing their book. The only way to discover the answer to this question is to go and do some research (see my blog posts on online and bookshop research). Once you know the answer to this question, you can move forward. In the meantime, let’s look at some of the main triggers for that fear that someone else has written your book.