Brave enough to attempt to make something out of nothing.
Brave enough to seek out feedback and criticism on a wild, unruly word-child.
Brave enough to face heartbreaking rejection from agents and editors.
Brave enough to consider a whole new direction for the story or poem.
Brave enough to allow readers to love or hate your baby.
Since I underwent ERP, I haven’t been so afraid as after I got my contract.
Nor have I been so courageous.
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