I need to introduce my writing to fellow writers, critique partners, professionals, and an audience. I need to introduce myself to more writers who struggle with the same shyness, shame, embarrassment and fear.
Writing is communication. Polite people begin communication with a greeting, an introduction.
It is time to stop being reclusive and shy about passion. It’s time to send these stories out as an introduction, such as they are. It’s time to abandon the edge of the party.