"Squirreling away and trying to do all the things and do it all on your own and not making progress, you could be finding yourself in a self sabotage loop."
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Vanessa Barrington
Director & Founder | The Right Remark

Every creative, aspiring author and artist will experience self sabotage at some point. I have helped hundreds of authors to tap into and unlock the self belief they need to create freely. In today’s episode I share with you the 2 key types of self sabotage I see, how to know if you’re stuck in self sabotage loop and how to release it. 

If you struggle with fear of failure, perfectionism, self-doubt, lack of confidence or other things that hold you back from creating – you will find this episode so helpful. 

I’m going to help you self diagnose this week if you’re stuck in a self sabotage loop. 

By the end of this episode you’ll know:

  • ✨ How to know if you’re stuck in self sabotage – what are the symptoms? 
  • ✨ The 2 key types of self sabotage I see creatives and aspiring writers make
  • ✨ What you can do to stop self sabotage




I’m holding a 3 Part Training to help you learn how to write and sell your book.  Register by visiting: www.thebookdoula.com.au/free and register now. 

Ready to write your book and know you want the support to do it?

Come sign up for The Book Doula Program.  Visit www.thebookdoula.com.au to sign up or join the waitlist.



Email me  the word ‘essence’ at vanessa@therightremark.com  – I’ll share details of this free live masterclass. It’s designed to help you feel confident and courageous on socials, make more $$$ and achieve more IMPACT with EASE.


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This program will help you write and sell your book so you can heal, leave a legacy and make an impact in the world.

This program is designed to meet you exactly where you at. Using my unique 3S framework and Intuitive Book Birthing Method, you’ll be handed the processes, framework, the tools and given the private and group coaching you need to finally finish your book and start selling it to the world. 

This is NOT your average ‘writers course’.

The Book Doula Program is a complete solution to help you write and sell your book so that it heals, leaves a legacy and makes an impact. 

Over 90 days together you will work 1:1 with me, The Book Doula as well as aspiring authors on the same journey as you. 

You will learn: 

  • 🤓 How to land the main message for your book
  • 🤓 How to develop your chapter structure, outline, determine the flow and objectives of your book
  • 🤓 How to write your book
  • 🤓 How to edit your book, the types of editing, when to use them and how to pick the perfect book editor 
  • 🤓 How to put your book together – including designing a winning cover, choosing a title, what size your book should be and how long to write it depending on the genre
  • 🤓 How to go from words on a page to a fully finished book
  • 🤓 How to get your book out in bookstores
  • 🤓 How to find a book agent and get published
  • 🤓 How to self publish
  • 🤓 What publishers are looking for, how to handle offers, how to pitch your book
  • 🤓 PLUS you get hands on feedback and a developmental edit on your manuscript over the 90 days. 
  • 🤓 You’ll learn how to build your author brand and understand how you’re different from others in your genre
  • 🤓 How to promote your book
  • 🤓 How to find your readers and turn them into raving funs
  • 🤓 And the best part?  What you learn in this program you can use OVER AND OVER AGAIN.


You’ll learn how to let go of the self-limiting beliefs that have held you back until this point so you can continue to create joyfully and freely not just with this book but any future book. 

You’ll be able to heal and see your book becoming a healing tool for others. 

You’ll  learn how to leave a legacy for the world that will last beyond your lifetime

If you would like to learn about The Book Doula Program head to www.thebookdoula.com.au and register for details.