Sunday, March 25, 2012

How To Never Be Embarrassed By Anything You Write

So you want to write poetry but you're embarrassed? You want to write fiction but the story you want to tell makes you cringe?

Then make it someone else's story.

I found this booklet the other day filled with amazing poetry. The purpose of this blog is to share it, gradually, with readers.

There. That's a perfect blog concept for someone who wants to write poetry but is terrified of being found out.

This story was told to me by my friend Taryn--I'll I tell it to you as best I can remember.

An intro like this opens up the door for you to write anything, even the most embarrassing stories of all.

After all, they're not yours.