Tag Archives: fear of success

Is Fear Freezing Up Your Creativity?

by Jenny Hansen “There isn’t any secret. You sit down and you start and that’s it.” ~ Elmore Leonard Last month, I took a course with Margie Lawson called Defeating Self-Defeating Behaviors, which I would recommend to anyone. Margie might … Continue reading

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Choose Your Fear — Fear of Success

by Fae Rowen “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself; nameless unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts.”  FDR’s First Inaugural Address Laura is the queen of quotes–and of not always gentle encouragement, so I’m thanking her … Continue reading

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Choose Your Fear — The Fear of Not Succeeding

By Laura Drake We were talking at crit group the other night. Our “throwdown” blogs have grown into more than we’d planned originally.  In case you missed them, they were: Plot vs. Character – I took the Character side here … Continue reading

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