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My daily fight with myself

Whenever I approach a writing project, it goes like this:

This is Susie Salmon.

This is Susie Salmon.

  1. Pitch my ability to do the job.
  2. Get the job.
  3. Start work on the job.
  4. Stress process begins — I can’t do this job, why did I think I could do this? I am never going to get this right. Maybe I should call and quit.
  5. Do the job.

The only thing I really know anything about is politics. The only thing I know I do well is write (I am also good at event planning and media relations but writing is really my thing).

I am posting these photos because one is of Saoirse Ronan at 13 looks a little like me at 13.

A photo I found of myself from my youth.  See?  I wasn't always a thousand years old.

A photo I found of myself from my youth. See? I wasn’t always a thousand years old.