Here are the first couple of lines from it so you see what goes bump in my mind:
"Who do you think you are?" an owl hoots.
"No one cares about what you write, what you say or what's on your mind. Why bother blogging or wasting your time with that stupid writing?" shrieks a banshee.
Yeah. Not cool. Not in the least. But I don't dive into a tale of woe only to keep you there. Read the blog post to see what I mean. Check out the comments as well. Others gave their truly-wanted-by-me remedies for dealing with the insecurity self-doubt imposes.
I also want to showcase someone following the "take the damn bull by the horns" remedy. Meet, if you haven't already had the pleasure, Nadja Notariani. She is a ROW80 member and I fell in love with her Djinn story for the Rule of 3 blogfest. I've been a regular follower of hers for a while and can attest that she's a great blogger. Add her self-published credentials and you've got yourself a femme fatale eager to claim more
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Here's a description from Amazon: Walking a solitary, disciplined path in his pursuit to become the light heavyweight champion of the American-Mixed-Martial-Arts-Organization, Drago Zadrovec leaves the security of his homeland to train in the United States. But once within the exclusive MMA organization, Drago finds himself increasingly drawn to his mentor's daughter, Grace Antolini. Quiet and gentle, yet thoroughly immersed in the world in which he exists, Grace captures his heart as firmly as his quest for the title, igniting a long buried passion inside the fighter. Subjecting his body to the brutality of the cage and opening his heart to the woman he desires to share his life with, Drago comes to understand that his journey is comprised of more than want of victory in the ultimate goal of Claiming The Prize.....
Yes people. Love the premise, and she's not stopping there. Visit this blog post and scroll down to her 12 Days of Christmas idea. If you'd like to participate, she'd love for you to contact her.
Nadja has jumped into the fray, dealing with her insecurities by wrangling the bull. What is one way you deal with the fiends that go bump in your mind?