And if you want to get really complicated, there’s the fear of money—that feeling that your book won’t make money, so what’s the point. Really deadly. That fear usually comes from past sales numbers.
There’s paranoia, that feeling that you won’t live long enough to finish your book, or someone else will write your story and do it better.
There’s the fear of success too, believe it or not.
And we haven’t even gotten into external fears, like the fear of losing your job or conflicts with a spouse, issues with a loved one, and so on.