Throwback to one of my older posts about writing and self-publishing. Going through a slump and getting out can be a difficult process as a writer and blogger. This post highlights exactly how I was feeling during a difficult time and how I feel from time to time. I hope you enjoy this post and know that you are not alone. ❤
I’m sure all self-published authors go through a slump. I had a terrible one yesterday. My sales numbers declined hectically and I felt quite worthless, to be honest.
Every writer wants to be the best. I worked for hours and hours on my stories and illustrations and hardly anyone read it. I try not to be hard on myself, because everything takes time. Then some wisdom from my late grandmother came to me. She would always say in Afrikaans (A South African Dialect), “Môre sal die son weer skyn.” Translated as: the sun will shine again tomorrow.
Her words resonated with me so much. It was exactly what I needed. I understand that I have to feel what I’m feeling, all the hurt and anxiety so that I can move on and have a better day tomorrow.
So today is the tomorrow I was talking about yesterday and I really…
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