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My blog is titled “A Leap of Faith,” simply because for me that is what this is.

I am extremely shy & terrified of failure… but just like everyone else, I have big dreams. — I have a passion for the written word, for every story told, & for getting lost in novels. Certainly not the easiest world to go out into… especially not for someone so afraid of failure that trying sometimes doesn’t seem worth it.

This blog is just one small step in the right direction! A way to push myself out into the world & stop being so afraid. — So here’s to writing about life, my writing journey, & everything in between. Oh, & of course, my leap of faith! πŸ™‚ -Heather.

22 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi Heather,
    I greatly admire your determination to reach for your dreams!
    I’ve been afraid of failure most of my life, as I’m sure many of us have, but we aren’t really living if we’re too afraid to take risks, are we? I wish you well on your journey πŸ™‚

    I’d thought I would leave a cool quote from Michael Jordan:

    “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

    Have a great day,
    Jennifer

  2. I found your blog with your link, I too have been afraid of failure throughout my life. I feel I am succeeding now a little with my life and writing…Thank you for finding a following my blog I have followed in return.

  3. Awesome, love the courage! I can relate to shy and terrified of failure but learning to step into scary. Writing really has made me so much bolder and braver. It’s a great tool!!!!

  4. Oh hello! Thanks for the follow! You write really well, actually….least I connect with it more because you write like me, in that my thoughts just tumble into type. And yes, I read it over and over hoping it makes sense :p. Assuming you have heard of NaNoWriMo, have you every got far with that? Anyway, nice to meet you. Following πŸ™‚

    • You’re welcome! & it’s nice to meet you as well. πŸ™‚ . (Lol & at least I’m not the only one that writes like that… seems we have something in common.) — Also, I will have to google that other, never heard of it before. πŸ™‚

  5. You will enjoy blogging. I had to increase my computer literacy and learn how to draw and post my cartoons from hard copy when I started. I have met so many delightful people and we really have become part of each other’s lives. Merry Christmas.

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