This Saturday I will be teaching a course in how to write one’s memoirs. The calls are coming in and I believe that both classes (I am teaching the same class two different times that day) will be well attended.
However, I have already spoken to several people who would like to take the class, but they will not be there, not because of time conflicts, but because they listen too well to their Internal Critic.
Everybody has an Internal Critic, that shrill, interior voice that damns us for daring to think that we can be creative, be successful, be effective. Many authors confess to having one and I know very few that don’t.
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