I, myself, am a “shy” writer. Like most of us, I’m considered an introvert, though I like to think of myself as a “functional introvert.” My background in theatre helps, but not in all circumstances. Hope’s book gives me, well, hope. It’s okay to be who we are, as long as we don’t let it hold us back. While reading her frank, encouraging words, including her “tricks,” I think, “Hey! I can do this!”
She points us to many informative websites throughout the work, and helps us through exercises at the end of each chapter meant to help the reader grow, not just as a person but as a writer. The Shy Writer Reborn: An Introverted Writer's Wake Up Call is a must read, no matter where you are in your journey.