My critique group pal Susan Boase shared this speech with me. I found it so moving I just had to share. In it Holly McGhee shares interesting stories from the careers of her clients, such as David Small and Kate DiCamillo (two of my favorites.) And she also shares her own story of becoming a writer and dealing with the doubtful inner voice. What a wonderful speech! So full of wisdom.
I also just listened to this interview with Mary Oliver and would recommend you do too: