I love sharing all these goodies with my friends and I have a wonderful variety for you today. I enjoy reading everyone's blog. It's so uplifting and inspiring. Hope you enjoy today's selection.
***My daughter worked at Putnam going through the slush pile a few summers back. She told people her official job title was: Dream Crusher. A lot of agents could also put this on their business cards. (Janette Rallison - Rejection Contest)
***As writers, it can be very gratifying to pull one over on your readers. But it’s even more gratifying if you’ve surprised them despite the foreshadowing and clues you’ve planted throughout your story. (Jordan McCollum - Surprise- and Betrayal)
***I'm on the hunt for that healthy, slim body I use to have. I lost it somewhere between my kids graduating from high school and my becoming a grandma. (Kathi Oram Peterson - Hunting for a Healthy Body)
***There is no better feeling than being a part of a family. Even on days when I'm frustrated or angry, I wouldn't give up my family for anything.I'm not just talking about my husband and kids, although, I love them more than anything and anyone in the world and they are the center of my world. (Nichole Giles - ...I Love My Family)
***Ok, whatever, that's my alter ego speaking. I'm actually very timid and scared to death of submitting my work. The reason? Take a guess... it's only one word.
You're right. Rejection. The fear of rejection is almost paralyzing. (Autumn Ables - I Can Do This. Just Breathe)
***I've been thinking a lot lately about creativity and inspiration. Where does it come from? What are the best ways to channel it? How do you find it again when it's gone? (Jenn Johannson - Funny Inspiration)