Thursday, February 10, 2011

Facing your fears.

Yesterday was a good day. A day that gave me a lot of reasons to love life and feel accomplished. Yes, yesterday was a good day.

In one day, 40 people have read my short story, Three Shards of Glass, two people have commented on it, and three people have gave it a rating of 5 stars out of five stars.

Now, that’s definitely an inflated review, but I’m still proud of myself. Two people commented and one used the word juxtaposition in her comment, one of my favorite words.

At any rate, I’m very excited.

And Sparrow, I appreciate the pie. I might just go buy one myself now.

The scary aspect was showing/sharing my work with those closest to me. For some reason showing it to a stranger didn’t faze me. I didn’t really care if they didn’t like my story.

But being rejected by my friends and family—now that was a scary idea. However, I was brave and shared the link with a select group of friends.

One of the scariest things I’ve ever done, but I’m proud of myself.

Here’s to facing your fears!

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