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Apr 21Liked by Jesse C. McEntee

Jesse, great post, and I especially appreciate how you compare or perhaps juxtapose actual fear of death during your adventures with the psychological or emotional fear you feel when writing and being vulnerable. Isn’t it amazing how this can happen? You’d think after what you’ve experienced out in the world that writing couldn’t possibly make you feel fear, yet there is something so terrifying about sharing our inner world with strangers. I guess what it comes back to—and what is most compelling, to me anyway—is why? What do we stand to gain from this vulnerability? Why bother when it’s so easy to not write? To your point, perhaps it has something to do with growth and the adventures we can create through our work. Good stuff friend. Thanks for the read!

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Apr 19Liked by Jesse C. McEntee

My go to is: When faced with an intimidating obstacle, it is better to collect your thoughts than face your fears.

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