12 December 2009

Learning Curves and other Treasures

On her blog Rebecca Clark writes "...the problem is embracing this new identity, this great, dream-come-true identity that I have longed for since a child. And suddenly I’m afraid to step out into the light and admit what I am. An author. A writer. A creative person. "  And, oh, how I can empathise with this.
Before reading Rebbeca's post, I assumed to feel like that made me a wimp, then I discovered Rebecca's post and isn't hind-sight a wonderful thing?  I didn't feel so isolated, I remembered Sussan Jeffers Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, and that's back on my TRL.
This whole blogging experience is new to me and a huge step out of the shadows, and in the last week, I have been overwhelmed by the magnitude of the vastness of networking.  I also feel excited, temulous, adventurish, and more than a touch timid about the whole thing.
The biggest treasures so far, is coming across a wealth of new and potential friends who are already treading the path I am about to set out on.

4 comments:

Marie Tuhart said...

Sherry, don't feel bad about the vastness of networking. I'm fairly new to all of it as well. TWRP bought my book at the end of August and it's scheduled to come out in January. It's all exciting and scary at the same time. But there are lots of us out there, you are not alone. :)

Marie
www.marietuhart.com

Sherry Gloag said...

What a wonderful start to your New Year :-) Congratulations.
Thanks for visiting my blog and it's wonderful to know I'm not alone!!
I hope you have a wonderful holiday break.

Jane Richardson, writer said...

Enjoy the journey! Yes, it's a big world out there, but it's just one step at a time, right? :) Many congrats on your contract, I look forward to catching up with your book. Happy Christmas!

Jane x

Sherry Gloag said...

Thank you Jane, I was so sorry to have arrived too late to join yesterday's chat at LASR Reviews, but enjoyed reading through everyones' comments.
Christmas wishes to you and yours, too :-)