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John Kunney

You said that you're afraid that no one will read your writing. Well let me pose another question. What if they do? Nothing in life is guaranteed but if you don't try then you're guaranteed that no one will read it period. You know I think at one point in their careers famous writers had that same attitude. But they also believed there was only one way to find out which was to just put it out there. It's a great leap of faith if it's a great story that will keep your readers entertained.

Keep this thought in mind when it comes to story telling. People read for a variety of reasons and one of them is to escape reality (at least that's why I read fiction) and to experience an adventure not found anywhere else but within your imagination. Your story is one that is possibly a story that no one has ever experienced before.

Think of all the great writers out there who published great books. Before they were published they were only ideas that ran through their imagination. What if the Hunger Games, Ender's Game, or the Harry Potter books remained just ideas in their writer's heads and never made their way to print? We would have missed out on a great adventure of reading.

If you have written some great stories already then by all means share them. If what you have is great, than there are plenty of readers out there who would love to experience the adventure you have created.

Do you have a favorite English teacher in school? If so ask to have a word with him or her and tell them you have written these three stories and could they give their opinion on them. They will be more than willing to help and to guide you on what improvements your stories need and even how to get them published.

Answered 4 years ago

John Kunney