Meet Guest Author, Miriam Drori…

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Following my Passion

Question: What’s the connection between my passion and social anxiety?

Answer: Both of them grew on me without my noticing. Both have remained with me. And one relates to the other.

How come?

As a child, I was outgoing and always wanted company. But company didn’t want me, especially if it was made of other children. I learned to hide my emotions from them and gradually refrain from talking to them as much as possible. That’s what led to social anxiety. I didn’t know it was coming and certainly didn’t want it. No one does. No one chooses to have social anxiety. It comes upon you when you’re not looking and takes over.

Decades later, I discovered the name, social anxiety, and with it, a world full of people with similar problems and feelings – people struggling in similar ways to me. And I realised how common…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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3 Responses to Meet Guest Author, Miriam Drori…

  1. Many thanks for sharing, Charles 😀

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  2. Pingback: Writing Links 8/21/17 – Where Genres Collide

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