Finding the motivation to make it as a writer
I needed to read these words today. Inspiring. Thank you. 🙂
Lovely encouragement. Thanks.🙂
Absolutely beautiful, and you inspire me.
Inspiring piece, makes me feel motivated. Side note, do you have any military background? I noticed you brought in both the marines and air force as examples.
This was exactly what I needed this morning. Thank you so much!
I devoured this, scrolling until my thumb got a cramp, wanting to read more. I just said to a forty-something writer who did a piece on feeling old: I guess procrastination isn't a bad thing, since I'm ten years older than him and only recently published a book.
That book I finally published is something I worked at way back when I was raising a small child (now an adult). But now I wake up as excited as a small child myself wanting to write more.
Maybe that's the key to feeling youthful, in spite of numerical years: Waking up to accomplish a big dream.
It's one small effort at a time that finally adds up to the accomplishment.
But it does start with a dream.
Very well said, and from the heart. I’m up for another adventure!
Busily and most appreciatively embracing the suck!
This was exactly what I needed to read today morning. I’m also a huge fan of Steven Pressfield.
Insightful and inspiring, Thank you!
Yes!! One of my favorite songs to sing is “Times are hard for dreamers” (from Amelie!) because it is exactly how I feel. Dreaming is what makes life worthwhile, and there is nothing more tragic than someone who doesn’t believe in their dreams (or anyone else’s!). My favorite part is:
They say times are hard for dreamers
And who knows, maybe they are
People seem stuck, or lost at sea!
And I might be a dreamer
But it's gotten me this far
And that is far enough for me