The Author Ego – Graveyard of Creative Potential

I know that most of you were expecting me to post Part 2 of The Dreaded Query series, but I wanted to put finger to keyboard to lay out a few thoughts on something that can’t be, and shouldn’t be, ignored.

The Author Ego.

Humans are selfish by nature. We tend to rationalize the world around us in terms of our own existence. How are we affected? How did this happen? Nine times out of ten, most people find themselves on the wrong end of a self accountability ladder. “It wasn’t me.” “I did everything I could.” “I don’t understand.”

            “The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.” – Muhammad Iqbal.

How much, or how little, does our own behavior catalyze our current situation? The answer is simple. One hundred percent.

There are many shades of ego, but the Author Ego is…

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