Yesterday might have been a good day to start, to progress. But you know what is the second best day to start, to progress? Today. So try today. You don’t have to hit wordcounts or achieve goals. Just try.
Trust your talent. Trust your passion. Trust your dreams. Trust yourself.
Being uncomfortable is a good thing. It means you’re growing and learning and changing. It means you’re stretching yourself to new heights. Reaching new goals. Achieving new things. Lean into being uncomfortable.
Your dreams are only as real as your relentless belief to follow them. They do not materialise without pain. They do not materialise with wishes or wants. Dreams are hard to create because there is the graft that takes it to get there. There are the setbacks, the moments of disbelief, the hardships that hold … More Don’t Give Up Now (Monday Inspiration)
Things you spend your time on that you have to do but don’t pay the bills? It’s your voluntary job. And like any voluntary job, you can’t do it every waking hour of the day. You have to carve out time for other activities to recharge. Because with your paid job and your voluntary job, … More Voluntary Job (Monday Inspiration)
It’s okay to start again. In some ways, starting again shows you know the story a little better. You know what you want to work, and what you want to change. Despite the mountain of work ahead, you know it’ll make the story stronger and more enticing. Take a deep breath and dive into the … More Starting Again (Monday Inspiration)
Sure, some people write their novels faster than others. Some people started the journey sooner, and so have already shown signs of success. Others have been at it for years, and are now reaping the rewards. Time is relative to each journey. Each person comes to the journey with their own barriers and difficulties they … More Time is Relative (Monday Inspiration)
Don’t just “write what you know.” Learn about what you don’t know. Question your own understanding of the universe and the systems that have given you the life you lead. Ask yourself what you can learn about the world that will change that perspective. Then add what you’ve learn to your story. It is not … More Never Stop Learning (Monday Inspiration)
When you read something that makes you feel jealous of the author’s writing, take a step back. Remember you are here to learn. What about their writing makes you wish you could do it yourself? Lean from other authors, other writers. Take what they do and add it into your own portfolio of work. There … More Be Inspired (Monday Inspiration)
Luck isn’t everything. It is something, you have to be in the right place in the right time sometimes. But most of the time, you have to get to that place first. And that’s the hard work, that’s the slog, that’s the sheer hope against all adversity that this will work. Then, the luck just … More Luck isn’t everything (Monday Inspiration)