I’d seen the opportunity, but dismissed it for the usual reasons – self doubt, time restraints, feelings of inadequacy etc…
But then I reminded myself: This is what I’d love to spend my life doing – writing, traveling, meeting new people, learning as much as I can. So why not enter? You had to tell a story under one of three categories, in under 2,500 characters. This would be a great chance for me to hone my skills, and my pitching powers. Besides, you’ve got to be in it to win it!
So, with the view to creating something and putting myself out there, I took a leap! I wrote about an encounter I had during my very first international project. If you’d like to have a read, you can here.