First post. Something that has been on my mind for a while. Just wondering do any successful people go through this: I've always felt I was a strong director. Always felt I had talent enough to at least make an award winning short film and go on from there. I know where I went wrong in the past; the writing stage. I've rectified that with scouring the writing world for 2 years and found 2 fantastic scripts.. but thats neither here nor there. Because I haven't got to the level I was hoping to be after 20 odd years, and watched my contemporaries sail ahead, I tend to think well 'you're just not good enough'. I then think well I've learned from this mistake and this mistake so next time.. yet the contemporaries seem not to make the mistakes and push on ahead. So again.. maybe not good enough. Gonna keep on truckin'. Got a new found desire to be the best I can be creatively. But is anyone in the same boat, or been on that boat and been successful? Be interesting to hear your thoughts and stories.