Every single approach to writing is perfectly okay, as long as it's in line with the kind of writer you want to be.
It's very easy, in this atmosphere focused on numbers and "winning," to get jealous, and anxious, and insecure.
When the business and practical elements of publishing demand your attention, always come back to story; it's the one thing you can't outsource.
You are making a commitment to yourself to get some writing done. Take it seriously and defend it fiercely.
Today is the fifth Tuesday of the month, which means that my answer to this heartfelt letter is available exclusively to my Patreon patrons.
In celebration, I'm unlocking all my fifth Tuesday posts through November 1. Share them with your friends now while you can!
For just this week, I'm unlocking one of my $4 patron craft posts for EVERYONE to see.
Can we get to 90 patrons or $240/month?
With regard to writing, it sounds like you have a process that isn't working for you. That's not something wrong with you or with your process; it's a mismatch, like someone putting on a shoe that's much too large for them.
Writing a series means playing a long game, investing considerable time and effort up front in hopes of considerable returns down the road.