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Why Comparing Yourself With Others (Usually) Isn't Helpful

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By Hillary Rettig


Perfectionists LOVE comparisons. They'll compare themselves to any writer, living or dead.

Or any nonwriter, for that matter.

So, it's an endless stream of: Why don't I write as much as X? Why am I not as original as Y? Why don't I sell as many books as Z?

Also, why aren't I as rich as my sibling? Or, why don't I have a house as nice as my cousin's?

March 3, 2016 | Hillary Rettig