(continued from part 2)
- Acknowledge my own improvements
Don always notice it when he did something better or new and I hope to do the same for myself.
Instead of feeling anxious and guilty when I can’t work on my books, I will give myself credits for every book I read and every piece I wrote, project related or not.
Being someone who could not pass English in junior high, anything I do in English is an achievement.
- Changing in behavior is not equal to changing as a person
I don’t yet know how to implement this but realized it as something crucial for interpersonal relationships.
100 stars out of 5
Who’d ever thought reading a rom-com would change my life more than any self-help book. (This is how I want my book to do for my readers, by the way) I learned more about myself, about the Asperger’s syndrome and not having to be drenched in sadness and conflicts but in the interaction and growth between the in the characters. All the while being carried along by the romance and the mystery.
100 stars for The Rosie Project, given as a human being and as a writer.