Living The Dream Part 2

“The successful warrior is the average man, with lazer focus.” Bruce Lee.

It’s very difficult to stay motivated for authors if what they constantly look at has nothing to do with it. Are you checking out other writers blogs, reading, jotting down ideas, googling ways to inspire and improve yourself? Because what you put in front of your eyes has more of an influence on you than we would like to admit. That’s why advertising is so successful.

Joel Olsteen a famous author said he would place an opened book of his father’s on the hallway table where he had to walk by and see it every day, to remind himself that he could be a successful author.

Just as you go to work each day dedicate a time to write each day, it could become repetitious, but at least you wont forget your own characters. Your reward is when you have a good day having written a satisfactory amount in your own estimation, not in others.

Deliberately think about writing throughout the day, jot down ideas and look them over later, reinforce confidence in your abilities you are an author and you can do this. A true author will be rewarded by doing what they know they were meant to do – write.

There is so much out there to help. I discovered a good site the other day to help with writing motivation click here.

Also thanks to the people who helped me find this post that I accidentally deleted as it miraculously reappeared back in my drafts.


One thought on “Living The Dream Part 2

  1. Reblogged this on Anne Simpson and commented:

    Good points to remember.

    Keep yourself encouraged. ‘Keep on keeping on’ don’t get sidetracked. Those things that seem so important are not really in the long run? Are they? You know the answer deep down, but when you refuse to admit it you are in real danger of wasting not only weeks, months, but years from completing your book. Is that what you really want?

    Is what you are doing getting you closer or further away from your dream?

    We all need a prod every now and then because what we are replacing our time with, in hindsight seems so ridiculous now!


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