Tag Archives: motivation and writing

Patient Progress

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.com/ Have patience with yourself. You have big dreams and big goals and are doing everything right, but you are probably frustrated that things are taking so long. Lighten up on yourself, while you … Continue reading

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Staying Strong

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.com/ “I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed. And the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number … Continue reading

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Staying Focused

Desire + Support + Deadline = Success As a NaNoWriMo winner (she’s written 50,000-word novels every November since 2010), Kyrce Swenson knows about staying motivated. Here’s some advice she passed on a while ago on that we can all use, whatever … Continue reading

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Play Around

“Question: What do Bruce Springsteen, Yo Yo Ma, Leonardo DiCaprio, Julia Roberts, Mark McGwire, and Sammy Sosa have in common?” “Answer: Other than the obvious, ‘They’re rich and famous,’ all six of these superstars play. Springsteen and Ma play music. … Continue reading

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Maya Motivates

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou Since today is the glorious Maya Angelou’s birthday, I feel called to share more words of wisdom from the beloved author of I Know Why … Continue reading

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Why Write?

I came across a wonderful gathering of quotes* about why writers write and offer them as fuel for inspiration: Tennessee Williams:   My work is emotionally autobiographical. It has no relationship to the actual events of my life, but it reflects … Continue reading

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Martin Motivates

Martin Luther King’s birthday is actually January 15th, but since it is being celebrated this week, I thought I’d inspire us all with some of his words of wisdom about hope, faith, life, and excellence: “Life’s most persistent and urgent … Continue reading

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