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got $5,000 grant to write, but have fear of failing (1 Viewer)


quiet lady 53

Hi Winner-
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."

Take it a day at a time. You have your grant, now sit down and start. Write free form for a while if that will help. Schedule your day with computer time, breaks, etc. Writing an outline might help.

Fear of failure can be overcome.

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear- not absence of fear."- Mark Twain

I am saying a prayer for you as I write. Keep me informed as to how it is going.


WF Veterans
First of all, welcome to the forum. Count yourself very, very lucky to already have an agent and an advance!!! I bet half of us here would give up an arm or leg to have just that. Then forget about the stress, and get to writing.