I’ve been given the opportunity to speak at the Frome Writers Collective – on Zoom of course.

Nervous. Nah! Of course I am – and absolutely petrified! I’ll be way out of my comfort zone. But it has to be done. I keep telling myself its good experience. I just hope I’m not a total washout.

My aim to is share experiences – and hear about other journeys and projects. I look forward to hearing about everyone else’s project

Wishing everyone a good evening.

47 Replies to “First on Zoom tonight – nervous”

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