Starting a new job is like the next great adventure. The mind of the beginner is empty, free of the habits of the expert, ready to accept, to doubt, and open to all the possibilities. - Shunryu Suzuki (Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind)
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. ~ Robert Orben Just a little humour to start my day.
"My idea of a perfect world really can't be designed by one person or even by a million experts. It's going to be 7 billion pairs of hands, each following their own passions." --Jay Silver
"Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn't all bad--not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life--to keep us moving...to keep us growing...to keep us interested. Imagine life without change. It would be static...boring...dull." -Dr. Dennis O'Grady
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. Simon Sinek, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't like
I am a firm believer that the characters in my books should treat each other with respect and kindness. It goes back to the fact that the hero of many romances can be a touch taciturn and a lot like an ass. Perhaps I am hoping to help humanity in this case. I am tired … Continue reading Fictional Friday: Why Does He Get the Girl?
“She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery.” ― David Nicholls, One Day Often … Continue reading Why is Character Description So Awkward?