Monday, March 26, 2007

Shake It Off

In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
-Phillipians 1:4-6

Who here had written their first novel not knowing that the novel needed scenes in it? Who has written a story about a character no one could care less about to read to the end? Anyone wrote a biblical anecdote for your church pastor and he couldn't get the message? Who here is down because their first novel didn't sell as well as they hoped? Who here is contemplating quitting because they can't come up with a cool hook to write about? Who is still pitching to editors? Who is helping other authors get book deals, yet their still unpublished? Who here thinks their stories stink? Who here is on the brink of wanting to quit?

Well, I have bad news for you...You can't. Come over to TMA today to let me tell you why. Here.

3 comments:

christa said...

I just read your post on TMA. I'm going to print it and tape it to the wall in my office. Maybe even to the Ben & Jerry's comfort food in the freezer. I am not yet published; I've been schlepping the same two WIPs so long I think we're all on the verge of Alzheimer's. But what a nice kick in the spiritual rear you gave me. Thanks

pam perry said...

God bless you! Pam Perry
www.myspace.com/pamperryprcoach

Mirtika said...

Dee, I'm getting worried. Can someone post an update for you if you're not up to it, health-wise or energy-wise or mood-wise??? It's creeping up on a month...

Hugs, sister.

Mir

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