I struggle with self-doubt.
Quite possibly I should not. I am well educated, have 5 beautiful and healthy children, a loving husband, and more books on my Kindle than I know what to do with.
But I often feel like I am shit at everything.
I have no career despite my expensive education. I used to be many things – a teacher, a lawyer, a civil servant – but because of my family and my Asperger’s, each of those careers is now…impractical.
These days I beaver away at writing with little discernable success. As a 21st century writer, success is measured in sales, yes, but also in the number of “likes” your Facebook page has and how many Twitter followers you catch.
I have been at this for 3 years. My Facebook page has 314 likes. I know bloggers that have been at it for 3 months and have 3 times as many followers.
It can be…disheartening. Continue reading I’m Baptized so Piss Off