Category Archives: fear

BY JULIE DE WAROQUIER I wish I had something as moving and powerful to say today as Sara Larson does. But I don’t, so go read her blog post (on doubt and writerly fears and such) instead. Maybe it’s the … Continue reading

doubt, fear
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To the so-called work in progress taking up space on my hard drive and laughing at me with one annoyingly raised eyebrow and the words check mate on its tongue, I am on to you. You think you’re real funny … Continue reading

fear, writing
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On Friday night I almost died. I’m not trying to be all dramatic about it. Okay, maybe I’m trying to be a little dramatic, but for good reason. I mean, if facing death doesn’t give a girl the right to … Continue reading

fear, kinda sorta going out of my mind
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I love reading everyone’s end-of-year wrap-ups and seeing how far people have come in 365 days. (Like, say, Erin Bowman, who’s given me a case of chronic inspiration with her 2011 accomplishments.) So, in the spirit of reliving 2011 before … Continue reading

editing, fear, procrastination
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Road Trip Wednesday is a blog carnival, where YA Highway’s contributors and readers post a weekly writing- or reading-related question and answer it on our own blogs. You can hop from destination to destination and get everybody’s take on the … Continue reading

fear, rtw
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There is nothing I fear more Starting a novel The hardest part I may speed through most of my first drafts, but the part that stalls me I can’t move on until I get my opening just right and that … Continue reading

fear, process
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Ah, fear. How useful it seems when some creep starts following you in the dark on a lonely street. Or when there’s a mouse in the house. But at other times? It’s kind of in the way. I’ve talked before … Continue reading

fear
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