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Things That Go Bump in the Night: A Week of Posts on Fear and Writing

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. — Joseph Chilton Pierce

You can’t write about writing, and confidence, for three and a bit years without hitting up, time and again, against our old friend fear.

Time Warp Trio

In honour of the Halloween season I’m going to go off schedule next week and post something each day around fears, writing demons, and other scary things that go bump in the dark.

Stay tuned for what’s in store…

Photo Credit: Time Warp Trio by Stuck in Customs

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  1. Nigel Evans
    Twitter: internetfuture

    Uh oh, sounds like we are going to hear about writing block, fear of rejection, the punctuation demon and ghosts of Blog-mas past!

    Good work!

  2. Diana says:

    awesome, can’t wait…

  3. Barbara Ling, Virtual Coach says:

    Fears are wondrous things - they can cause you to confront and destroy them. Doing so, of course, gives benefits most folks never get to enjoy.

    Looking forward to the series!

  4. Conor
    Twitter: ebbstachio

    Hey Joanna,

    Good timing. Let’s slay the stained voices.


  5. J.D. Meier says:

    I like things that go bump in the night.

    I’ve just always been a fan of good ol’ Halloween … the one day of the year whether I want to be a pirate or Frankenstien … it’s all good.

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  12. Joanna
    Twitter: joannapaterson

    @Nigel Evans: I am intrigued by the punctuation demon! Hope I wasn’t too obvious in the week long celebration of the dark side…

    @Diana: I hope you enjoyed it x

    @Barbara Ling, Virtual Coach: so true… we wouldn’t have much to write about it if there wasn’t scary and difficult stuff along the way ;-)

    @Conor: ‘let’s slay the stained voices’… we are going to have to use that sometime, for a campaign, or a manifesto… or a song ;-)

    @J.D. Meier: so true… it’s where so much of the richness of our imagination comes from