It’s actually interesting, because of all the topics I write about, it seems that anything relating to fear or insecurity gets the most comments. I haven’t written a lot of posts on the topic, mainly because I prefer to write about how awesome it is to be an aspiring author, but I think insecurity exists within all of us.
I wouldn’t necessarily call myself an insecure person. I know my strengths and weaknesses and possess a healthy amount of self esteem and confidence. But every now and then doubt creeps in. Which I think is completely normal for a writer. You need a lot of resilience to deal with rejection, manuscript after manuscript.
What do you guys think of writing and insecurity? Below are some rare posts I’ve written on the subject. A little glimpse into my insecure side!