Todd tailored that fabric into a belt. He embroidered his achievement: ‘SEVEN IN ONE BLOW.’ He tied the belt around his waist and felt very mighty indeed. So, Todd ate his bread, packed up some cheese, and left town to seek his fortune.
Today’s post is about the guilt-inducing, crippling phenomenon called imposter syndrome. Writers seem especially vulnerable to this, from Maya Angelou to Neil Gaiman to yours truly. Granted, the only award I've won for writing was from my university newspaper--but that's just the point. Awards, publications, accolades, and adoration don't make you a "real writer": only … Continue reading Fighting Imposter Syndrome With The Princess and the Pea
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