So writers, know that your words are your superpower. And though your self-doubt may be your kryptonite, and your Imposter Syndrome may keep you from leaping to action, know that it’s part of what makes you powerful.
Just a few years ago, I’d never have been able to say those words. I’d be like McSorley, unable to grasp the gravity of the moment, thinking all was well and that I had everything under control, even as I was losing it.
Now I know when to throw up the lifeline.
Say it with me: “There is no such thing as ready, and now is as good a time as any.”
How many times have you said I don’t have time? I’d love to go to that party, but I don’t have time. You need someone to help you move? Oh, I totally would, but I just don’t have time! You want someone to go shopping with you for a new outfit and subsequently listen to… Continue reading But I Don’t Have Time!
I’m all kinds of grumptastic today. This was me, leaving for work this morning: The I realized, that’s pretty much me every day going to work anymore. There’s something seriously wrong with this world. Okay, there are a LOT of things wrong with the world, and many of them are way worse than the one… Continue reading One of “Those” Days
Have you ever been in the drive-thru for Starbucks, pulled up and had the barista say, “The car in front of you paid for your coffee. Have a nice day!” Okay, neither have I. I haven’t won the lottery yet, either. Regardless, I know people who have had this happen, and I’ve made it happen… Continue reading Pay It Forward – Author Style
I promised it, and I’m here to deliver. Since I wrote my last post, I’ve given thought to exactly how I wanted to lay out my vision board. I pondered the idea of whiteboards, cork boards, chalk boards, random pieces of paper, smoke signals, video-taped interpretive dance… I finally settled on a large poster board with… Continue reading My Vision Success Board