Day 97: why I am sometimes afraid to write

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My life and the things that happen in it are probably dull as glue to most people outside of my family. There is however a reason I keep this blog public. I am terribly shy most of the time. If I don’t have the courage to write down (at least some) details of my relatively boring day-to-day existence how will I ever gather up the courage to send a completed manuscript to a complete stranger? If I cannot take the opposing views of others in stride on my personal blog, how well will I deal with the rejection slips that I know the mail carrier will bring eventually? I consider this blog a test run, an exercise from which I hope to develop a thicker skin when it comes to criticism. So far it seems to be working

2 thoughts on “Day 97: why I am sometimes afraid to write

  1. You boring? Since when? You write well and have much to give to others with your writing. Please keep it up.

  2. ^ I agree with that comment above. I don’t think your posts are boring at all. And to be honest, I write my blog for the same reason – to practice receiving criticism/comments.

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