Writers Hate Confident Writers.

FKA ES Writer
3 min readFeb 15, 2024
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An observation that I’ve witnessed for sometime now. One might chalk it up to perception. They might not be wrong, but perception follows patterns.

People who tend to perceive everything negatively have a pattern of being negative Nancy’s. On the contrary, people who tend to share their truth often inspire others to do the same and then comes the healing and growth. By the end of this read, you should have a pretty good idea of which type of person I am, although your perception will likely follow patterns of past judgement.

I’ve noticed that within the writing community, a lot of the backlash confident writers get comes from other writers. Especially those who view themselves as a writer on the same level as the confident writer who isn’t bashful when it comes to believing in themself.

Levels: Can’t Live with Them, Can’t Live without Them.

Growing up I liked levels. Mainly because they were present in all of the video games I played, but right now, I kind of dislike levels. We as humans place one another into specific categories (levels) for the sake of comparison.

When we see somebody on “our level” we tend to attach all types of limitations on them. Limits they haven’t placed on themselves, and even when that is so “we” tend to get upset with the…