One of the best ways to feel confident about your works is to share your talents with others. You can do this at workshops, critiques and/or local cafes or coffee houses! Solid Grounds Coffee House in Northville, MI gives the opportunity to local writers, singers and musicians to be able to display their talents on Tuesday nights. Solid Grounds has been a great supporter of "Who I am not what I am" they sell my books and allow my Creative Writing students to share their workshop pieces with their customers.
As always read something great and share it with a crowd!