Monday Motivation Category

Monday Motivation

This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until its done. It’s that easy, and that hard.

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Monday Motivation

Write the story that’s in your heart and not the one you think will pay the most money.

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Monday Motivation

We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.

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Monday Motivation

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

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Monday Motivation

Write without pay until somebody offers to pay.

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Monday Motivation

Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400 pages and write just one page for each day, it helps. Then when it gets finished, you are always surprised.

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Monday Motivation

You fail only if you stop writing.

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Monday Motivation

Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.

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Monday Motivation

Only God gets it right the first time and only a slob says, “Oh well, let it go, that’s what copyeditors are for.

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Monday Motivation

If you want to write, you can. Fear stops most people from writing, not lack of talent, whatever that is.

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