Writing cringe-worthy material and hitting publish anyway

A writing friend of mine wrote a little story the other day and shared it with me with the words “don’t laugh”. (I laughed… 😃 ) He isn’t currently publishing anywhere so there is no link.

Immediately after I read it (and lol-ed), I was so inspired I typed out a related story into my Evernote app. But before I decided to publish it on some platform, I hesitated. The content is a little cringe-worthy, truth be told (but relatable to so many of us).

Still, I dithered and dilly-dallied. It took the same friend to encourage me to get over myself and post it despite the cringe-worthy content.

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