The Fear of Disappointment
Well, February has come and is almost gone. To my dismay, I am not closer to finishing my first solo book than when I started it months ago. Call me crazy, but my fear of disappointing readers has me at a stand still. You see having co-authored my first book, all the pressure wasn’t on me to make it great.
Writing an entire book alone is a totally different experience. I’ve caught myself second guessing my talent and storyline. But I know that deep down writing is what I’m supposed to be doing. It’s the one thing that has always been constant in my life. It’s the one thing has always given me great joy.
I now have an even greater respect for all you other authors out there. Anyways, I’m putting my foot down and finishing what a started. Nobody ever said that this journey would be an easy. And I’m certainly not going to quit now. There’s too much out there I want to achieve.
So, by the end of this month, I will have finished and published my first solo piece! I’m excited, nervous, scared and all that jazz. But most of all, I’m determined to overcome my fear of disappointment!
How did you overcome your fear of publishing your first solo piece?