It all started when I reached this one critical chapter, and I've been scared stiff ever since. I know exactly what needs to happen in the chapter, I only have this chapter and a little piece of another left to go, and yet I'm terrified.
All these sneaky little doubts keep cluttering my mind. What if I write this chapter and it totally flops? What if I can't pull it off? What if I only had a few good chapters in me and I used them all up already?
So I've been doing what I always do when I get scared: I've been reading a lot. It's a way of getting all those scary thoughts out of my head and distracting myself. Kind of like the mental equivalent of leaving a nightlight on.
What about you? What do you do when your inner writer gets scared silly?