I’ve done a lot of writing for work this week and needed to hear some of the things in this post by Justin Murphy. Great stuff.
Mustering the discipline to write on a regular basis is a battle against yourself, against your own feeling that it doesn’t matter.
Finding the will to click the publish button is a battle against yourself, against your own feeling that it’s not worth it.
You feel nervous about what your readers will think, but that makes no sense. They subscribed to you because they want to know what you think; you have zero reason to care what they think. If you really care what your readers think, then go subscribe to them. You are not subscribed to your readers because you do not care what they think. Now act like it.