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I love the story of Arthur the stray dog! Perhaps you’ve seen it in the news, too? Arthur joined a team racing 430 miles in the Amazon jungle after he was fed a canned meatball by one of the racers. Arthur followed the team for the rest of the race and even sustained injuries while on his trek. The big thing I love about this story is that Arthur saw something good and he went after it with all of his heart.
Linda says: This hit home with me … nearly all 11 fears! Christina writes this with compassion and brutal honesty!
Originally posted on A Spark in the Dark:
Let’s be honest. We all have fears. As humans, as writers . . . . I don’t care if you are Stephen Effing King . . . wait a minute, even he is scared of something. Supposedly, he sleeps with the light on because he is scared of the dark (wouldn’t you be if you were him??)
So, in this post, we’re going to get down and dirty on some of these fears as they pertain to writing, specifically. I know I’ve been through my share of turbulence, finding my own equilibrium in this giant spinning world of words, where it sometimes feels like it’s everyone for themselves…. It can be maddening. It can be discouraging and lonely. But just remember, you are not alone.
Following are eleven bogus beliefs that many writers share, and how you can look at them differently. Maybe this will help you to release their vice…
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