I get nervous before reading or speaking aloud.
But, who doesn’t? Right?
When I was recently at a writing workshop I read my work aloud to about 15 other people. I got nervous. Butterflies appeared in my stomach and I felt shaky. If you know me personally, you probably wouldn’t think I would get nervous.
But, my thoughts were all over the place:
Why am I feeling this way?
Will they like my writing? I hope they do!
What if they don’t?
Have you ever found yourself wondering about these same questions? If so, read on to find out 5 ways reading your work will make you grow as a writer. Honestly, I think every writer is afraid of people not liking their work. It’s normal. But, don’t let fear stop you from living or reaching your dreams. (click to tweet)
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