Welcome to my First Blog Post! I promise I won’t be doing these often. I wanted to try out the feature on my website and talk about that four letter word, FEAR!
Having my book published has been a dream come true! How could it not be right? Well, let me tell you it has scared the beejeezus out of me. When I started writing I had no intention of publishing because I had no faith in myself. You know that guy in the Da Vinci Code? The one with the whip? Yeah that’s me. Let’s just say I can leave some brutal marks on myself.
I wrote in ignorant bliss because I had no idea what I was doing. Jump forward to the actual release of my book. I will skip all the other drama that’s for another post. I learned so much about writing and everything I did wrong. It was ok, I like to learn and I was excited, but then something happened, fear walked in the door.
This year has seen me not write hardly anything because now I know things and I fear I am not good enough to write anymore. I actually have finished 2 other suspense books, but I can’t seem to suck it up to edit them because of Fear. I love writing! There are so many stories I want to tell, so I had to make a decision. I decided that I am happier writing then not and I refuse to let fear stop me any longer. I know I am not the only writer that struggles with this jerk, but I’m the only one who can do anything about it.
A friend once told me to change my F words from Fear to Faith. I need to have Faith that I am good enough. I need to have Faith that my stories serve a purpose. I hope all of you have Faith in yourself and don’t let Fear stop you.
7 thoughts on “Just Jeri – Fear”
You are such an amazing writer and storyteller! The world needs your stories! Don’t let fear stop you; give it a swift kick to the curb. ❤️
Thank you Jennifer! I am giving that swift kick! I am making changes to my website and working on new things.
Darlin you are MAGNIFICENT, and always have been! Believe that. Here’s another bit of wisdom…. Talk to yourself as you would a friend you LOVE.
Love you! Love yourself!
Thank you Lucy! You are the sweetest! Look for more upcoming changes on my site I am working on new things.
I love this! Fear to Faith ~ perfect!!