Monday, March 21, 2016

Motivational Monday


REMEMBER THAT TRUE SUCCESS 
DOESN'T COME EASY FOR ANYONE
IT CAN BE AN ELUSIVE RECIPE OF 
WHO YOU KNOW AND WHAT YOU KNOW.
BUT IF YOU CONTINUE TO NETWORK 
AND TO HONE YOUR CRAFT,
YOU'LL BE ON THE RIGHT COURSE.

AFTER ALL, SOME OF THE MOST 
IMPORTANT QUALITIES FOR A WRITER ARE
PERSISTENCE AND RESILIENCE.

BEST OF ALL, WHEN YOU DO TRIUMPH,
IT WILL BE YOUR SUCCESS,
BASED SOLELY ON
YOUR DILIGENCE,
YOUR WRITING.

THERE WILL BE NO NEED TO COMPARE
WHAT YOU'VE DONE TO ANYONE ELSE.

FOCUS ON WHAT YOU HAVE,
WHAT YOU WANT
AND WHY.
(Liz Lazzara)

Be persistent.

Be resilient.

Focus.

We can do it.

We will do it.

34 comments:

  1. Nowadays, networking is more important than ever before. I miss the days when talent was the only thing that mattered.

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    1. We really do have to find a balance that works for us. It's so easy to get sidetracked, to get jealous, etc.

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  2. That's a great way to open a Monday. We just have to keep after it.

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    1. I thought it was a great reminder, as we all head off into a new week.

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  3. Ah, great pep talk for this Monday morning!

    Does this mean you're not tackling A to Z? Or just skipping the theme reveal?

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    1. No A-Z for me this year. I hope to tackle a ms that's been haunting me instead. I'm also co-hosting IWSG in April. I do plan on visiting around though. So many interesting themes!

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  4. Success can come for one person one way, a division another a completely different way. That's why we can't give up.

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    1. And success looks different - and means different things - to each of us.

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  5. You put the most important one first. Be persistent. You always rev up my Monday.

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    1. I'm glad! I think most of us can use an extra boost on Mondays. I know I can. :)

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  6. That quote is so true. Persistence and resilience are incredibly important for writers to have!

    Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  7. Persistence pays off...every time. Happy Spring :)

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  8. Nice way to put it. It all comes down to hard work and getting it done. :-)

    Anna from elements of emaginette

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  9. Focus? That sounds so wonderful. Right now I'm in nurse-mode. Sick kids trump writing. Will try again later.

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  10. You always have quotes that make me want to shout "RAWR!!!"

    I like this quote. It's good to have appreciation for what we have.

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  11. Thank you so much for sharing my words! It means the world to me that I could be part of your Motivational Monday <3

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    1. Thank you so much for stopping by! We just never really know when or why our words will strike someone. Yours struck me, and I wanted to share. :)

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  12. And tenacious! Definitely true. Success in this game is a marathon (or an iron man) not a sprint.

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  13. Hi Madeline, I agree about Being persistent and Being resilient and networking and keeping the focus. Its so important to believe in ourselves and keep writing!

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  14. Thank you for these words. I really needed it.

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