Category: Monday Motivation

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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Monday Motivation-Mentor

  Ready to quit or don’t think you can be an author? Try this…think about your favorite author. They were once like you. Getting rejection after rejection, having self doubt, and not sure they were ever going to make it. They didn’t quit, they didn’t give up their dream. Think about your favorite author each…

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