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Category: Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation-

  Have you ever set a goal, like writing a book, but it you never achieve it? One thing I’ve found is writing down my goals can be a key to sucess. No one gets to see them, but somehow putting them down on paper makes it seem like you’re sharing your goal with the world. It’s…

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Monday Motivation-Consequences

  I thought I’d share with you something I included in a today’s lesson for one of my workshops. I told the students they should set a writing schedule. Even write something on their calendar like ‘writing time’. Treat it like you would any other important appointment and think about the consequences if you miss…

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Monday Motivation-Courage

  “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston S. Churchill   I thought this quote from Winston Churchill can be applied to the writing life. Sometimes we fail, we write terrible first drafts, the muse is lost and we get rejection letters. However, it’s having the courage and…

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Monday Motivation

  “Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.” – Paul Coffey   I thought this quote is true of anything you do in life but especially relevant to being an author. Becoming a good writer and getting published takes time. (Even if you’ve…

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