When Writing Scares You

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I have been writing for as long as I have been able to hold a pencil. Actually no. I have been writing and storytelling from even before that, because really, what else is childhood play than telling a story. We just act it out instead when we’re little, rather than tell it on paper, or a screen as it is nowadays.

But I sometimes find the idea of writing, and even the act of writing can be quite frightening. I have sat a…

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Mason Sabre

Mason Sabre

Mason is an author and a teacher. He loves to write and read and will always be a life-long learner. https://www.patreon.com/masonsabre

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