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Moving Past Fear to Embrace Live Storytelling

Self-challenge brings surprising rewards

Author engaging with the audience

“Here she comes! Keep that applause going for our next storyteller! She’s almost here!”

Suddenly I am onstage, blinking into lights but seeing only the closest faces. They are waiting for me to begin. I swallow hard and remind myself I chose this moment.




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Cindy Shore Smith

Cindy Shore Smith

Teacher, reader, writer, hiker, wife and mom. Blog can be found at

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