Valid points for basing your main character on yourself.
I see tons of posts about how to not write a main character like yourself. They’re full of great tips, but I have to wonder, is that all necessary?
Certainly, if you’ve written several books, it’s good to switch things up: to force yourself into a new perspective. Don’t give yourself a free ride; you’re better than that! But for a first story, or a first serious story? Don’t write yourself off as an amazing character.
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