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  • ...omeone calls you out in public when you make a mistake, so imagine if someone does that because you have misrepresented yourself or your skills, abilities, whatever. Your credibility e...
  • ...what will transpire. Some days, I feel like I'm trying to win at a shell game. But I continue to build my platform, and write to the best of my abilities, focusing on quality and the...
  • ...d i found this post to be really helpful in thinking about what will come next, if an editor calls to discuss my platform, contacts, promotional abilities, etc. (I do have a list of id...
  • 2k per ticket indicates a deep predetermination to guarantee a particular slice of audience. That said, who doubts her abilities to motivate? Knowing a participant well, who attended i...
  • ...tructive is the main word here.  I'm all for making my work more insightful.  I'm glad to know that I am not the only one who has questioned her abilities.  You definitely can write a...
  • I get where you're coming from with this. I felt that way because of a couple of negative reviews I'd gotten early on. It made me question my abilities and my confidence was shaken. An...
  • One of my heroes, by the way, is Carl Sagan, equally famous for being a scientist and a writer. His amazing writing abilities made science and history accessible even to backwater teen...
  • Ohhh Julie! I could write a book on this topic alone! Writing may require the weirdest mix of introvert/extrovert abilities and proclivities of any profession. We must be introverts--n...
  • ...from readers who appreciated the vague concepts in the early sequences that evolved over time as the dreaming character gained confidence in his abilities. It added a layer of mystery,...
  • ...done all that work raising me, teaching me, and guiding me to become a person who can have a meaningful impact in the world, and I didn't use my abilities to do it?"  I don't know how...