In 2018 I decided to wholeheartedly embrace being ‘a writer’. To do this I faced fears, took risks and made myself step up. I took lots of little steps and some pretty big ones too. I read double the amount of stuff that I normally read (According to Goodreads I’ve read 56 book in the… Continue reading Step Away From the Desk: Facing fears and connecting with your readers
As I was reading these graphic novels and books, I started to get really emotional. At the time I blamed the books. It thought it was the words and the subject matter, but on reflection I realised it was my inner critic taking advantage of me when I was feeling vulnerable.
Through journaling, I started to make friends with myself by starting a dialogue with my needs. After all, I’m the one who knows what I really want and the one with the best ability to act on them.