on Anne R. Allen site:
What are the true enemies of writers—those monsters that haunt, harangue and harass?
After twenty years of writing—the last decade spent as a traditionally-published non-fiction author and Amazon.com Hall of Fame Reviewer—I’ve chased down those #*@#$!% fiends and took names.
Turns out that there are only two, if you can believe it.
Yeah, I know. And here we thought we were dealing with Legion…
Without further ado, meet…Comparison and Perfectionism.
(Oh wait. You’re already BFFs! That second “F” being “Frenemies”, of course.)
Now, procrastination likes to borrow masks and play boogeyman (or lull us to sleep), but he’s just a lackey—a symptom, really—of those two main monsters.
Here’s the real kicker:
Those monsters? They are us.