This week we’re reading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey
When accolades become the byproduct of your success, instead of the driving force behind why you want success, you completely change how you play the game of life.
Approach your writing sessions with a curious mind. Take a moment and enter a state of deep emotional and intellectual calm.
Want to know the secret? The one tiny change that turned my writing life around?
“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”
Persistence gives you the strength to keep going, despite any obstacle, difficulty or discouragement you face.
“I can write powerfully no matter how little time is available.”
What about if you tell yourself you love writing? You can’t wait to finally get to your desk so you can begin doing the thing you love, right?
When you read fiction written by the great masters of the craft throughout history, you learn how to craft a phrase that will thrill your readers.
If you examine your life honestly, you know you’ve never “thought” your way to success in anything.