We have the fear of failure.
The fear of success.
The fear of the "oh, my gosh, look what you did!" reaction from others.
We have a fear of putting our work out there, even when we know in our heart of hearts, that it's not quite perfect.
Fight the fear. What's the worst that will happen?
My first indie published book was a nonfiction book called Debt Free I Do: 99 Ways Of Having A Memorable Wedding On A Shoestring Budget.
When family and friends found out about this, they laughed. "What in the world do you know about weddings?"