Three Reasons Why I Write

I was listening to a podcast recently and the topic they discussed centered around why we as writers, well…write. It seems like such a simple question and yet it can really make one stop and think But the way the host approached it was this: come up with three reasons that you write. Then whittle […]

Daily Motivation, June 21st – Never Give Up

Simple yet effective quote from one of baseball’s historic giants. Babe Ruth was known for his hitting on the field and womanizing and drinking off the field, which it’s said to have caused some issues for him with the public and baseball officials. In spite of those that wanted to hold him back due to […]

Daily Motivation, June 8th – As Bad As Breathing

This morning, I came across a video a friend had shared about a man wanting to be successful. We see things like this all the time, but what struck me was the overall message. It brought the need to succeed to the most basic level: When you want it as bad as you want to […]

Daily Motivation, June 7th – Rainbows and Hurricanes

Taking the good with the bad. It’s something that everyone really knows, but few truly accept. It’s easy to look at successful people in any line of work and think how easy they have it. “It must be nice!” is a line often used. But what we see is just a small portion of who […]

Daily Motivation, June 4th – Begin Again Smarter

Henry Ford should know. The Ford Motor Company wasn’t Ford’s first attempt at success. He failed spectacularly twice before landing on what we know as Ford today. And who knows how many other things he failed at before success. I, for one, am glad my first publishing company and novella stalled out. I’m glad I […]

Motivational Monday!

Happy Monday! Yes, I used happy and Monday together in a sentence on purpose. After the weekend, it’s easy to hate on Mondays. I did it for years. But I’m attempting to look at life differently these days and open my mind a bit. For example, any day I wake up on this side of […]