Personal Narrative: I Write Hardly

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As I sip my glass of wine, I can feel the voice inside my head telling me to write. I can hear it loud and clear.
When I started this blog, I didn’t know what to write about. I first started writing about different topics from current events, my own thoughts, and things going on in my life. There was no structure in this blog.
I’m struggling to find my niche in writing. I knew writing was my gift years ago, but self-doubt crept in every time I had the urge to write.
Maybe I’m thinking too hard about finding my niche. I should just write. Just write. That’s all there is to it.
Last week, I picked up a copy of the Writer’s Digest magazine from a local bookstore. I felt the urge to get it. Reading through the pages, I found a contest writing 700 words or less using one of …show more content…

I didn’t know where to start. I felt (and still feel) I don’t have the talent. I know I have a long way to go as a great writer, but it’s in there. I just need practice. Writing every day will help.
That same day I stopped doubting myself, I bought two books to help me with my confidence in writing. Write Fearlessly, by Jim Denney, is one of them. I’ve already read 1/4 of it. It’s all about writing with confidence. This book makes me want to write. There are so many tips about what you should do when you feel fear and getting in the zone while writing. It even says that many well-known and successful writers struggle with fear and self-doubt. The second book, Page after Page, by Heather Sellers, is more of a practical guide with everyday exercises. I love practical guides because they help you take action and encourage you to just do it.
I can picture myself now saying, “I’m a writer.” You know when someone asks you what you do for a living. It feels weird saying it now, but I hope in the future I will have the confidence to say those powerful three words.
It’s good to know what I’m feeling is normal and now I feel more like a real

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