Whatever you dream of doing, I hope you don’t wait as long as I did to give it a try.
Ever since I learned how to form letters on paper, I’ve loved to write. Unfortunately, I let fear smother my dream of writing professionally. Instead, I journaled my way through the next forty years.
Everything changed when I went to a Christmas party in 2007. That’s when I made a commitment—to a total stranger—to take just one concrete action to pursue my dream. A month later I joined a local writers group. Encouraged by fellow writers, I honed my skills and started submitting my work for publication. National, regional, and online magazines began publishing my non-fiction articles. That led to my first book, released in 2012. My second book followed two years later.
I’m very grateful for the encouragement that empowered me to take that first step and each step that followed.
I wish you the best on your journey. If you’d like to learn more about mine, click here.
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“It’s a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.” Danny Boyle What’s the difference between hope and expectations? Let me take you back to the days before cell phones and share my experience with both. One morning, I headed out to a seminar but my car wouldn’t start. Mind you this was right outside my home. All I had to do was go back in the house, call AAA, and wait for them to fix my car. I paced around the house, feeding my annoyance. I’m going to be late. I won’t have time to network before the program starts. I’ll miss some […]