Do you ever think either of these:

  • You need another book to tell you how to write
  • You need to work on your outline some more.

Stop it. You know it. You’ve known it all along.

Don’t let yourself procrastinate because you fear about doing the work and getting it wrong. It is the stories that we hold onto the tightest that risks becoming our weakest.

The pieces you already know will come together to shape your true moments of discovery.

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