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!!


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

    Laugh at LOLCats.

    Wine helps. :-)

    Great post!

  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!!!!

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

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

  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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