Print fright is a sister to both imposter syndrome and stage fright. Today, in my How To column at Copyediting.com I look at the symptoms and treatment of this most common publishing ailment.
Other symptoms include:
- general crankiness
- heavy drinking
- panicked phone calls
- stop-work orders
- complaints about each edit
Did you know that Stephen King binned Carrie even before it was rejected by 30 publishers? Here’s the story.
Backyard book burning photo by Conor, used under CC BY-SA 2.0 license.