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Start Doing

“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Knowing and willing are not enough; we must apply and do. How true these words ring and yet how hard it can … Continue reading

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Starting Up

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” Walt Disney Walt has a point, but it’s easier said than done. For many of us, getting started can be the hardest part of any project. “It’s the … Continue reading

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Producing Inspiration

“Someone once asked Somerset Maugham if he wrote on a schedule or only when struck by inspiration. ‘I write only when inspiration strikes,’ he replied. ‘Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.’        “That’s a pro. … Continue reading

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Distracting Distractions

Well, it’s about 1:15 AM and I’m just sitting down to write this post, which says something about the way this day has gone. I could talk about my co-author Bruce’s call about an idea he has for a writing … Continue reading

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Hidden Away

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how we remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso OK, I have to admit that today was not a banner day writing-wise. No matter what my good intentions were, I … Continue reading

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Unseen Forces

“There’s a secret that real writers know that wannabe writers don’t, and the secret is this: It’s not the writing part that’s hard. What’s hard is sitting down to write. What keeps us from sitting down is Reistance.” Steven Pressfield, … Continue reading

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