the writer is a lonely hunter

writing by Gail Aldwin and other authors

Life Coaching Benefits

on November 30, 2022

An interesting take on what to do when lack of progress in writing gets you down.

Sally Jenkins

Earlier this year I was feeling despondent about my writing. Over the previous three years I’d had the excitement of securing an agent, working with her on two books and then the subsequent deep disappointment when none of her submissions to the big publishers were successful. The whole act of writing seemed a fool’s game: the short story market was shrinking, publishers preferred to invest in well-known names to guarantee book sales and, during lockdown, everyone seemed to have become a writer. I was on the verge of giving up. Then, on social media, I discovered trainee life coach, Elizabeth Scott. I explained that I was at a crossroads in my writing career and didn’t know how to move forward or whether to give up completely. Elizabeth offered me three virtual coaching sessions.

Did the sessions work?

Elizabeth Scott Life Coach Elizabeth Scott

Yes. Elizabeth didn’t offer direct advice on what to do…

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