Putting the Cart Before the Horse

Holly Jahangiri
4 min readMar 8, 2020

Rasheed Hooda asks, “Can You Have a Fear of Success and Not Know It?” Who knows that they have a fear of success? It seems so counter-intuitive, doesn’t it? Who, in their right mind, fears success?

More to the point, who has the self-awareness to realize that they do?

Two decades ago, I was challenged to write an essay on why I was afraid to write a novel. What a ridiculous…

Holly Jahangiri

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