Writing Without Fear
DON’T LET FEAR CRUSH YOUR CREATIVITY! FACE IT. WRITE IT. DO. THE. THING.

I’m not exaggerating when I say this course changed my life in that it changed my attitude to my writing, to the idea of rejection, that inner voice that keeps saying I’m not good enough, and all the other little fears that seem to go with being a writer. What an insecure bunch we all are! The course takes each of those fears, one by one and shows you how to slay them. You come out the other side ready to write, to persist and believe in yourself as a writer. Do the course. It’s your own personal magic spell to armour yourself against Fear.

Catherine A Leimer
Writing Without Fear
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Just what I needed

I feel like I’ve been writing forever but never getting any further forward – you know the drill, get an idea get very excited start plotting and planning and then you get busy elsewhere/notice its very similar to something you’ve just read or watched/characters seem flat and boring/the plot is convuluted….and into the file it goes. This course has reminded me WHY I write (the notebooks are still there and sill getting filled) HOW my writing has improved since my debut, aged 8, of Betty Bacteria and the Mouldy Molar (an instant classic, I’m sure you’ll agree) and how the next idea could be the NEXT BIG THING. I live in perpetual hope…

S Malcolm
Writing Without Fear
Nudged and cradled into losing some of the fear

Another wonderful step on the WritersHQ journey and one that nudges and cradles at the same time. I needed this…

Bernie Mayall
Writing Without Fear
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Learn how to recognise, avoid, and smash the writerly fears that are stopping you from achieving your goals.
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Gentle challenges to help you to defeat your writing fears with the power of the mighty pen!
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Join our lovely little online community to support you through your scaaaary writing journey and beyond.
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Procrastinator Level: Set up WHQ and did an MA to avoid writing her novel

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WRITING WITHOUT FEAR

DON’T LET FEAR CRUSH YOUR CREATIVITY! FACE IT. WRITE IT. DO. THE. THING.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (see reviews)

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”small”][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”%7B%22default%22%3A%7B%22margin-bottom%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-bottom%22%3A%220px%22%7D%7D”][interactive_banner_2 heading_tag=”h1″ banner_desc=”Thank you! I was putting off starting … thinking why am I bothering, what makes me think I could ever become a writer and why would anyone want to read anything I write? I think ‘fear of failure’ applies to so many issues in life, not just writing. – Pauline Braisher” banner_image=”id^93041|url^http://writershq.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_652336867-scaled.jpg|caption^null|alt^null|title^shutterstock_652336867|description^null” banner_style=”style6″ banner_color_title=”#ffffff” banner_color_desc=”#ffffff” banner_color_bg=”#9fa3a7″ image_opacity=”1″ image_opacity_on_hover=”0.2″ css_ib2=”.vc_custom_1600350358715{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”%7B%22default%22%3A%7B%22margin-top%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22border-top-width%22%3A%221px%22%2C%22border-right-width%22%3A%221px%22%2C%22border-bottom-width%22%3A%221px%22%2C%22border-left-width%22%3A%221px%22%2C%22border-color%22%3A%22%23dedede%22%2C%22border-style%22%3A%22solid%22%7D%7D”][us_separator size=”small” css=”%7B%22default%22%3A%7B%22color%22%3A%22%23efefef%22%7D%7D”][us_btn label=”JOIN NOW” link=”url:%3Fadd-to-cart%3D192|||” width_type=”full”][vc_column_text]Course available for all WHQ members. £20/month. Cancel any time[/vc_column_text][us_separator size=”small” show_line=”1″ css=”%7B%22default%22%3A%7B%22color%22%3A%22%23efefef%22%7D%7D”][us_iconbox icon=”fas|check-circle” size=”15px” iconpos=”left” alignment=”left”]

Part of the WHQ membership

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7 days course, rolling access

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[/us_iconbox][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_tta_tabs][vc_tta_section tab_id=”1570293069335-6de171b6-a2c0dc50-5bb5″ title=”COURSE HOME”][vc_column_text]Are your writing fears holding you back? Be not afeared. All is well.  Our Writing Without Fear course contains a metric tonne of tips, tricks and advice on boosting your confidence, overcoming self-doubt, and dealing with the many terrifying aspects of the writing process. Stuff like…
  • The dreaded blank page <gasp>
  • Good old imposter syndrome <argh>
  • The existential horror of writer’s block <no, please, stop>
  • Your mortal enemy: the inner critic <oof>
  • And… dun dun duuuuun: REJECTION <faints>
We know. It’s scary. Take a moment to compose yourself, take a big whiff of the smelling salts, and gird your loins, because by the end of this course you’ll have all the tools you need to defeat each and every one of those dastardly fiends, achieving epic-level freedom from fear.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section tab_id=”1570293069387-b07b8985-01f7dc50-5bb5″ title=”CURRICULUM”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]DAY 1: NO FEAR The Writers’ HQ guide to giving zero fucks DAY 2: AND SO WE BEGIN… OR… DON’T What stops us starting? (Aka fear of the blank page) DAY 3: WHAT ARE YOU REALLY AFRAID OF? Writing is scary (and why that’s a good thing) DAY 4: BANISH WRITER’S BLOCK Breaking through the blockage[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]DAY 5: REJECTION… DUN DUN DUN… Welcome to population town. Population: All Of Us DAY 6: FORTITUDE! Motivate your fine self DAY 7: BEYOND FEAR Writing without fear[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section tab_id=”1570293565423-d19a321c-16cedc50-5bb5″ title=”HOW IT WORKS”][vc_column_text]1. Enrol Once you’ve joined you’ll get an email confirming your place and explaining how you access the course. Spoiler: you click a link. Super simple. 2. Read, watch, do The lessons are a mix of text, images, videos and exercises. To get the most out of the course, try to give yourself at least an hour a day to read or watch the material and do the exercises. We’ve made them as bite-size as possible but also if you wanna do the thing you gotta do the work. 3. No rush This course is written to be done over 7 days but if you miss a day or something comes up, don’t panic! Go at your own pace. We’ll be waiting for you in the community forums when you’re ready to catch up. 4. No money? No problem Periodically we run this course as a freebie so please make sure you’re on our newsletter list to get notifications of that. Alternatively, if you can’t wait and have no cash, have a look at our bursary scheme. 5. Milk no sugar Drink plenty of tea, stock up on biscuits, gin for later. Enjoy it. It’s supposed to be fun. Love you. Mwa.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section tab_id=”1570294476168-e2773d62-62e5dc50-5bb5″ title=”WHAT YOU GET”][vc_column_text]
  • A comprehensive shakedown of all the many confidence-zapping anxieties that dwell within the writer’s brain (and how to overcome them!)
  • Learn how to say NO to self-doubt, tell your inner critic to get in the bin, and drop kick imposter syndrome all the way to the moon.
  • Daily inspiration, whip-cracking, writing exercises and challenges, and access to our private forum full of super cool people
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Learn how to recognise, avoid, and smash the writerly fears that are stopping you from achieving your goals.

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Gentle challenges to help you to defeat your writing fears with the power of the mighty pen!

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Join our lovely little online community to support you through your writing journey and beyond, plus peer and WHQ feedback.

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[/vc_column_text][us_separator size=”small”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][us_image image=”27000″ align=”center” style=”circle” css=”%7B%22default%22%3A%7B%22margin-top%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22margin-right%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22margin-bottom%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22margin-left%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-top%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-right%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-bottom%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-left%22%3A%220px%22%7D%7D”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Sarah Lewis Half of Writers’ HQ Procrastinator Level: Set up WHQ and had a baby to avoid writing her novel[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][us_separator size=”small”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][us_image image=”27001″ align=”center” style=”circle” css=”%7B%22default%22%3A%7B%22margin-top%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22margin-right%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22margin-bottom%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22margin-left%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-top%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-right%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-bottom%22%3A%220px%22%2C%22padding-left%22%3A%220px%22%7D%7D”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Jo Gatford Half of Writers’ HQ Procrastinator Level: Set up WHQ and did an MA to avoid writing her novel[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][us_separator][vc_column_text]
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