Guidebooks on how to write better, and what to write, abound on Medium. And it is just as well. However, in my opinion the real problem lies elsewhere. One of the biggest writer’s blocks that prevents my clients (especially ladies) from writing is the fear of criticism. It usually comes in a deadly tandem with perfectionism, which of course causes an utter publishing paralysis. I even observe a certain regularity: the more interesting things a person has to say, the harder it is for them to get it out. …



Marta Smyrska

I am part listener, part advisor, part interpreter, and part dictator. A former reporter and editor, I work with businesses (mostly B2B) to develop brands.

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