“Don’t lament so much about how your career is going to turn out. You don’t have a career. You have a life. Do the work. Keep the faith. Be true blue. You are a writer because you write. Keep writing and quit your bitching. Your book has a birthday. You don’t know what it is yet.”
If you’re telling yourself that it’s OK to be writing something bad because you can always come back and fix it later, it takes a lot of the pressure off.” — Marissa Meyer
Any good freelancer knows the infinite value of research. When we land an assignment to write a manual about a product we can’t even pronounce, what do we do? We research it. We study it and breathe it in.
Writing is boring. It’s unnatural. It’s basically sitting and staring at a screen and typing into a keyboard.
As one of the rarest personality types in the Myers Briggs lineup, INTJs enjoy a special status that often comes with being rare.
Know what you want to talk about and keep it simple. It’s a lot easier to gain followers if your message is clear.
Success doesn’t come easy. It’s the product of dedication, talent, hard work, and a lot of learning.
I was in love with you long before I was allowed to admit it.
Connecting with the energy of how you want to feel when you walk off stage helps keep you aligned with your original intention. It will also help ensure you get lots of hugs and high fives when you walk off stage.
Sometimes a little preparation can make waking up on Monday morning just a little easier.