Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions Blog that tells us If You Want to Write a Certain Story, You Should Write It
When I was growing up and working hard to refine my writing and storytelling skills, I came across a handful of story ideas I actively avoided pursuing. Not because I didn’t want to write them, but because I was afraid of what might happen if I did.
There were many layers to this. But probably the most relatable to those reading this right now is that I was worried other people wouldn’t be interested in or like the stories I had in mind.
There were stories I wanted to tell, things I wanted to write about, but I didn’t. For some reason I was convinced that drawing on my personal experience and creating characters I could relate to wasn’t going to translate to a larger audience. And that held me back for a very long time.
Even though I’m still slowly working my way up to sharing some of these…
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