Fear

On redefining our relationship with fear

On redefining our relationship with fear

In On Being Stuck: Tapping into the Creative Power of Writer’s Block, Laraine Herring describes the moment she transitions a class of writers from battling some of their deepest writing fears to connecting with them. These are the fears that freeze inspiration at a writer’s core. Fears that no one will read what they’ve written — or that their kids will. The words of external naysayers internalized as voices of inner critics. Financial limitations. The fruitless investment of time.

I’ve felt every one of the fears above — and I could add many more to the list.