I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
There is no passion to be found playing small—in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
It always seems impossible until it’s done.
These quotes speak to me on so many levels. As a writer, they remind me to triumph over insecurity, believe in myself, and never give up.
This time of year, it's easy to get caught up in the to do list and be overwhelmed. I've been feeling a bit "Bah, Humbug!" lately, and I'm determined to shake it. What better way than to focus on my December A Round of Words in 80 Days (ROW80) goals.
- Editing a great new zombie book. Confession: This is my first zombie book. But my main criteria for any book = good writing. This one is amazing!
- Polishing Chasing Memories 2. Slow progress here. I needed to step back over a little plot hole. It's small. Editing is clearing my brain. Plus, the missing title is confounding me. Which leads me to...
I'm struggling with a title for my sequel. I want to stay with the running theme and two-word title.
Please share your thoughts on (or choose a favorite)...
In this sequel, Reagan is coming to terms with her new life and abilities. She's confused, but determined. I'm saving Chasing Destiny for Book 3.
Thanks in advance for your help, and may the words of Nelson Mandela inspire us all to be the best we can be.