How writers can consistently publish amid all the doubts and insecurities

Samuel Madu
2 min readSep 21, 2023
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What makes you a writer is your ability to have your work read by people. Without publishing your work, you are yet to be one.

It is our job as writers to be of service to people and that service is letting them into our minds and sharing our ideas with them.

But it can be difficult at first. There’s always an insecure feeling when it comes to sharing our work. In that feeling, we feel we are never ready yet.

We give so many excuses why we are not letting our work into the world and why it is never ready.

I have been there as a writer and there’s one way I have known to get out of that place of insecurity and doubt.

As a writer, our writing is a vulnerable piece of ourselves and it can be difficult to share that vulnerable side of ourselves with strangers when we haven’t built the confidence to do so.

But it can be solved and the way around such a solution isn’t complex but a simple, conscious pursuit in the right direction.

First, you have to get the confidence to share. If you can’t dive deep into the ocean then make a pond for yourself.

Create a friendly group of writers or friends. These people can serve as your personal and intimate…

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