Catching Fireflies

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The Big Scary Thing

One of the themes that I come back to frequently in my writing and my life is fear. Writing is scary. Writing a novel is terrifying, and trying to publish that novel is The Big Scary Thing that I have been facing for the past few years. I have found that facing it one baby …

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The Insidious Fear of Success

 I think one of the most insidious fears that we face is that of success. It hides beneath the surface and quietly undermines our progress. It hides from us and masks itself behind other fears – ones that make sense. We derail and subtly undermine ourselves on our journey and blame our fear of failure, …

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