Friday, April 22, 2011

S is for Stay the Course



When people tell you that writing isn't a "real" job: Stay the course

When people tell you you're too old (or too young!) to start your writing career: Stay the course

When you get another rejection on that story you believe to be wonderful: Stay the course

When people tell you how incredibly difficult it is to find an agent/get a publisher/sell your book: Stay the course

When you're not sure where the story will go next and you think that everything you wrote today might just be crap: EAT ICE CREAM! WATCH A FUNNY MOVIE! GO TO BED! Then, tomorrow when you wake up: Stay the course

Add yours in the comments below!!

5 comments:

  1. Immerse myself in Facebook, where friends encourage the "stay the course" mantra!

    Laugh at LOLCats.

    Wine helps. :-)

    Great post!

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  2. Ice Cream solves all problems and the best part is --- if no one sees you eating it,then it is NOT fattening!
    Trust me on this!!!!

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  3. Thanks guys! Ice cream and wine, but never at the same time!

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  4. Haha, great advice! By all means, stay the course!

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  5. Yes, always keep moving forward; against all odds, repeated failures, and for a long and uninterrupted period of time with zeal and dedication... so goes yoga sutras.

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