Sometimes we may feel like we can’t. But you know what? We don’t have to do it by ourselves.
Life puts us in different situations that challenge us … and well, shakes our competence. Whether it’s moving to a foreign country, learning to surf, trying new foods, or even sending out queries and manuscripts to editors and agents. Stepping out of our comfort zones forces us to rely on God and not our own abilities.
Protagonists need is a super power. A strength that keeps them going. A talent, gift, ability that gets them through a hard time.
Because you are absolutely unique and individual, you have a story that only you can tell.
5 key characteristics of a good mentor.
Men are much more proud than women, and incompetence strikes at the heart of a man’s ego, dignity, and self-confidence while deflating his hubris.
He or she will say, “I can’t” yet their behavior clearly will show mastery of the denied skill.
The right way to think about our characters’ competence is, often, to look into their past.