What if you simply don’t have a passion? Here is something you can do about it.
Wanting to be a writer is clearly not enough to become one. And inspiration alone will lead you to nowhere. Being a writer requires a lot of hard work, commitment and sacrifice. It’s difficult, but not impossible. If you made choices that had nothing to do with writing in your life, it’s even more difficult. … Continue reading Facing the truth
Today I'm proud and happy to host a guest post by Lorna Faith, friend and writer who wants to help other writers finding their voices and their purpose. I don't want to steal time and attention from her important message, so no more chatting! Happy reading! ___ Recently I’ve read a couple of blogs from … Continue reading Choose to Keep Writing the Words You Love #GuestPost by Lorna Faith
Did you noticed? It’s May already. Which means that Camp NaNoWriMo is over. This time I can’t brag about winning because I didn’t reach my goal of 60000 words but I can sound wise by telling you some of the things I learnt from this experience (some I already knew but it's good to have a … Continue reading What I learnt from failing
In some of my previous posts I stated the importance of never giving up on your dreams and I talked about some strategies to make room for your passion in everyday life. But lately I realized that I forgot something essential. Before deciding not to give up, before planning how to accomplish your goals, before … Continue reading Be confident! If you don’t believe, no one else will
As usual, talking is easier than doing. In the past weeks I found myself on a difficult path, struggling with many of the things I talked about in a previous post. Basically I let life and everyday’s tasks to steal time and energy from my passion (my tendency to procrastinate and put off writing untill conditions are … Continue reading Not practicing what you’re preaching
Lately I’ve been discussing a very interesting topic with a group of writers. The point was: have you ever felt like life is stealing something from your art? Does everyday life steal time and energy from writing (or whatever your art is)? Is it a life’s problem or is it yours? And, most important, is … Continue reading How to stop everyday life from stealing your passion
Last week I wrote a post about the fear of running out of ideas, one of the writing fears that prevented me from taking a serious attitude about writing for a long time. Now I am proud to host a guest post by Mariane Kvist Doktor, a friend and writer, about writing fears. Enjoy! Mariane … Continue reading Confessions of a dreamer – Guest post by Mariane Kvist Doktor
We have come a long way, haven’t we? It seems ages since we started talking about our passions and how not to give up on them. And now we have reached the last post in this series, at least for now. Since we have come a long way, I want to sum up our journey. … Continue reading The journey that never ends: step to the next level.
Are you tired of struggling for your passion? Do you start thinking that it’s not worth the effort? Or do you just need a little incentive, a small push in the right direction? There are those times, when you feel like giving up despite everything else. Because, as we already said, not giving up is … Continue reading Reward yourself, you deserve it!
Do you have a passion? A goal? An objective? A purpose in life? Something you want to accomplish? If the answer is yes, then good for you! I am happy for you, because having a purpose is something that makes life worth living. My wish is you manage to gain what you want, because you … Continue reading Can you please stop putting us of? Thank you!
Who was that guy who was doomed to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down? Oh yes, Sysiphus. Have you ever felt like that? As if you struggle and struggle without gaining nothing? I have. And it's awful. For as much as you commit yourself, as much as … Continue reading Whatever you are going through, you are not alone!
There is a part in all of us that constantly try to hold us down. It may be a big part or a little part of yourself, but it's there, in the back of your mind, speaking from time to time. At the beginning of your journey, that part says things like "you can't do it", … Continue reading Fight your worst enemy: yourself
During the past weeks I thought a lot about my passion for writing and I tried hard to establish a writing habit, while working as Chemistry and Maths tutor and dealing with everyday chores. As usual, it took quite some will not to give up and that brought me back to the posts I wrote … Continue reading Not giving up is a matter of practice
Yes, I am still talking about not giving up (read about it here). No, I’m not going to drop the subject any time soon. As I said before, not giving up on what we love to do can be a really tough task at times. Even if you consciously decide to embrace this self-supportive kind … Continue reading Find your “something” that give you strength