Especially in a setting like a college class full of writers, it can be extremely difficult to feel like your words are needed. So why you? What makes you unique?
It is tempting to look at the other writers in your life and see only their successes. You see that one has a book contract, others are working the job you’d only dreamed of, others have drastically increased their platforms—and then you look at yourself and wonder what you’ve done with your life.