Choosing to follow the creative path is not for the weak of heart. People who prefer a linear life should steer clear of making a living through words.
Every moment spent not writing today was worth it. These powerful times are needed to inspire words. To make us better people and mothers. And better writers.
Yes, this is really my job. And yes, I get paid for it.
It was the best break-up ever, handled quietly and privately when we both were fresh, receptive and present with one another. My story wants new readers and different hands. I will do all that I can do to make sure the story gets them.
I recently received this question from a friend. “I think my biggest creative roadblock is that I get super fired up for creative projects every once in a while.
Teamwork makes the dream work.
Remind yourself that you are doing what most people are unwilling to do.
We do not collaborate.
Maya Angelou rented hotel rooms to write (even though she owned a house) and drank a cup of sherry (even at 6:15 in the morning).
The amazing thing about you valuing your creative time is that other people will then start to respect it too.