Why People Scare Me

“I’m so proud of you for being social!” I waved to my flatmates and their two friends as I slipped back into my room. That’s a phrase that I hear from them pretty often. They know that being social can be hard for me and they make it a point to affirm me. Even ifContinue reading “Why People Scare Me”

Words About Introverts

Now, I don’t mean to discriminate against extroverts or ambiverts, it’s simply that I have more experience with introverts (namely, I am one), so today’s topic is debunking a few popular myths about introverts. I should also add that introverts do often display these characteristics. I only mean to say that you can’t assume thingsContinue reading “Words About Introverts”

How to Survive a Writer’s Conference (Or an Introvert’s Guide to Being Social)

As I mentioned earlier this week, I attended a writer’s conference recently. This is the second one I’ve been to this year, and I like to think I’ve learned a few things about doing conferences well. Some of these things I’ve been told to do, others I’ve had to discover through trial and error. HopefullyContinue reading “How to Survive a Writer’s Conference (Or an Introvert’s Guide to Being Social)”