Just Read the Darn Thing!
The first time that we were called upon to read our writings to the group, many of us hesitated. We hemmed and hawed, explained what we wanted to accomplish, and apologized for not having achieved it. All of these antics were procrastination, hoping to delay or duck reading our writings. Sheila Doering, the founder of our group, recognized all these tactics. Her response was, "Just read the darn thing!" After that strong admonition, what else could we do?