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I believe this is wonderful to keep in mind for both myself and others. Any form of writing involves passion. When we combine money and passion, the passion tends to get dimmed.
Here’s a harsh truth for you: blogging is a bit like sports. Anyone can do it, but few can do it at a professional level.
And while hardly anybody with an ounce of sanity who takes up tennis or golf thinks they’ll eventually turn pro at it, just about everyone who starts a blog, or is secretly writing a novel, all of them are dreaming of hitting it big somehow.
This is a brave new world: anyone can do it, just push a button and you’re out there. Suddenly everybody is blogging, and they all wish this was what they’d be doing as a job.
But there’s a big difference between blogging and being a blogger.
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Creativity breeds ideas, thoughts, meanings, patterns, connections, inventions, etc. Although it is easy for some to see their creativity as an ever-filling goblet or as an innate ability, I would like to debate that is simply not the case. 'To think creatively' can mean so many things. There are those who think best with abstract … Continue reading Creativity is a skill
It's taken some patience and quite a few hours but my author website is up, blog is active, Facebook page created and connected, Twitter updated and connected... While I'm full of nervous energy, I am also excited. Thank you to those who helped me test some things and looked over the website during the earlier … Continue reading Let the writing begin…
Writing. That one simple word can encompass many feelings. In my opinion—writing is like that little kid who picks up a knife. He thinks it’s a toy, so he stabs himself in the gut (thinking it is mere play). Instead of joy, he screams in agony as the blood soaks his favorite pair of shoes. … Continue reading My thoughts on “writing”