We wouldn’t expect a child to be perfect the first time they rode a bike, so why do we expect ourselves to produce a masterpiece the first time we pick up a pen?
We all have insecurities, but in order to grow as an individual and creator, you have to challenge them. Embrace what you fear and push your boundaries – after all, no one’s going to push them for you – and see how much you grow.
Wait. Don’t panic. Stop for a moment. Think. You’re a writer. You’ve got an ace up your sleeve. You can handle this. Now, tell me… What would your character’s do?
Your reality filters deserve to be tested every once in a while. Trust me.