Overcoming the Fear of Putting Yourself Out There

Watched How Writing Online Made me a Millionaire by Ali Abdaal from

In this video I’ll be talking about why starting a blog and writing in general can be a lifechanging experience.

What he gets out of blogging:

  • Serendipity – meets a wider pool of people with more ideas
  • Clarify his own thinking
  • Butterfly Effect – set up larger payoffs by starting small

I’ve had a blog for many years but haven’t been super consistent with writing on it. I feel like a more regular practice would be beneficial but I’ve been worried that would suck up my fiction writing time / energy. But I think they might be different pools of energy and thinking…

By Tracy Durnell

Writer and designer in the Seattle area. Freelance sustainability consultant. Reach me at She/her.

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