Oh, the Ups and Downs of Putting My Book Out There

Izzy, our cat, reading my new book, Prophecy.
Izzy, our cat, reading my new book, Prophecy.

The last couple of days have been funny ones for me in my Indie Author journey. I have been overwhelmed with self doubt — my book is terrible, everyone will hate it, I should have edited it more, I’ve wasted tonnes of money and time, I should have researched what I was doing more, etc.

You see, I self-published my book, Prophecy, nearly a month ago and now the doubts are creeping in. This is my first book, so I don’t have an audience yet. The launch has been slow and I’ve already make lots of mistakes. I feel like there are problems with the book and I’m going to be flooded with bad reviews. I’m worried that people will see through me and realize that I’m a talentless fraud. You know the thoughts, the ones that nag away at you. Read more

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Book Reading Kitty

Can’t resist posting this, here’s our cat, Isis, reading my new book, Prophecy.

DSC_0323Does anyone else have book reading kitties?

By the way, due to my inexperience and misunderstanding, Prophecy is available for free again today on Amazon (click here for the link). I’m so excited that it’s #7 and #10 on two different Amazon bestseller lists! Thank you to everyone who downloaded it and shared.

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