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Italia! A follow up to the Letting Go post

Hello my friends!

Taking a time out from writing about writing to revisit the whole anxiety thing... Then maybe I'll post an update about my book.

Remember back in April I wrote a post called Letting Go? Well, I wanted to follow that post up with the incredible time Fishubby and I had in Italy this June.

Here's a line from that post:
The thought of going abroad again made me so nervous, I couldn't even talk about the trip without my heart racing, my mouth drying up, my armpits sweating, and my intestines squealing with sudden gassy-ness (anxiety is so glamorous, isn't it?) The first thing I want to say about our trip is... IT WAS AMAZING. It was hands down the best vacation I have ever had. Once I got a handle on the anxiety, the thought of Italy was so exciting. Where I usually loathe traveling because of the anxiety of the airport and security checks and customs and the long long looooong flights, I was looking forward to every step of the way. Our first night in Ital…

A Writer's Biggest Fear - plagiarism

As a writer, I have many fears. Fear of success, fear of failure, fear no one will like my book, fear I'll never finish my book. But one that I don't often think about (maybe because I haven't reached the published stage with my novel length works) is plagiarism.

In today's David Farland's Daily Kick in the Pants email, he wrote about a friend of his experiencing plagiarism. The whole account seemed ludicrous, but he directed his readers to the victim's blog.

Read Rachel Ann Nunes's story here.

I decided to reblog this in support of Rachel Ann Nunes, and also to spread awareness.

That's all I have to say. After all, "if you can't say something nice... don't say anything at all."

Peace and Keep Writing,

Claire L. Fishback