Thought for the Day: To hell with circumstances

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are or are not. In a moment of doubt yesterday and even this morning, I questioned if I should do this writing thing. Criticism stung; harsh and well-intentioned words kicked me in my chest. My writing doesn’t fit the market, so should I give up. ThenContinue reading “Thought for the Day: To hell with circumstances”

Thoughts for the Day: #GRWMM11 Edition

This weekend, I am attending the Moonlight & Magnoliasconference, sponsored by the Georgia Romance Writers. Lots of great information, insight and inspiration has been and is getting shared. I am soaking up all I can. Will post about this experience once I am in a place where I can reflect. Here’s the thoughts for today–allContinue reading “Thoughts for the Day: #GRWMM11 Edition”

Talking versus Doing

We all have some big, audacious goals: Become a New York Times bestseller. Make oodles of money. Become a part of the global canon. Become an author with XYZ line. And it’s great to have goals. But when and with whom should you share those goals? This TEDTalk is contrary to everything you have ever been told.Continue reading “Talking versus Doing”