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You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

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CHAPTER 7

I KNOW YOU ARE BUT WHAT AM I?

          I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb.

          I also know I’m not blonde.

    —Dolly Parton; singer, songwriter, actress, altruist, businesswoman, bright shiny light

A friend of mine—a brilliant writer—once called me in a panic when she suddenly became frozen with fear over the subject matter of the book she was working on and could no longer bring herself to write it.

Her book was, among many other splendid things, very personal, dark, and twisted, and my friend was concerned that it was too much. That it was crossing the line.

That she was exposing herself as a giant weirdo pervert freak.

This brings up something that’s SO important to have a firm grasp ...

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