For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re looking at an excerpt from a previous post titled Grab a Hoe and Let’s Go.
We live in a world that focuses on destinations, not journeys. You go to school to get a degree, then to get a good job, then to rise to a better salary, only to work with the goal of retiring so that someday, when you’re old, you can finally go off and do the things you’ve wanted to do your whole life. Everything around us in society is goal-oriented.
But you may not be alive next month or next year. Do you really want to wait years before you have true joy and feel a deep sense of success in your writing life?
Is it impossible to believe you can have that success this year, the kind of success that is completely fulfilling? I believe we all can, if we shift our view to align with the reality of not just the publishing trends but life in the twenty-first century. Continue Reading…