Sure, others will push past you and achieve more notable success.
Look at it this way [yes, it’s Chapter Umpteen in ‘find the positives’.]: You may never have to confront that damnable ‘impostor syndrome’ that creeps up on some folks. And if you keep lip-diddling your way through your one book, you won’t face that fearsome ‘sophomore slump’.
** Yes, sentence 2 was redundant, but I fell victim to the rhyme. So sue me.