The Insecurity of Writing

Alan J. Schwarz
3 min readMay 19, 2021

I sat with my head in my hands thinking about what I was doing. I keep writing short stories and I have no idea if they are good or bad.

I met an academic and he told me that I had an ‘’instinctual’’ style of writing, but in terms of anything of substance, he hated to say it but I was ‘’lacking.’’

I talked with a woman of letters I respect and she went into a long lecture about making sure…

Alan J. Schwarz

Alan Schwarz loves life. He is the founder of JAMS Productions, a television production company based in Toronto . His passion is writing.