Lake Atitlan, Panajachel, Guatemala

“Reading and writing are acts of empathy and faith. Guard that trust carefully — in this rapidly changing business, it’s the only sure thing.” ~Erin Keane
"Never give up. And most importantly, be true to yourself. Write from your heart, in your own voice, and about what you believe in." ~ Louise Brown

"Write something to suit yourself and many people will like it; write something to suit everybody and scarcely anyone will care for it."
~Jesse Stuart

"A writer's job is to take one thing and make it stand for twenty." ~ Virginia Woolf

Friday, April 27, 2012

Giving it that something X-tra

                                                                    Go the extra mile

         do your best work
                        don't be satisfied with mediocrity

                  give it your all

                                                       work your butt off..........

if you want to get published and sell books.

                                                                               And having a bit of talent won't hurt either.


  1. It's all about the extra effort!

  2. Hah - I wondered how you'd do an X post. X-cellent!

  3. Talent is important...but it's the work that's going to lead to success. No question.

  4. I'm in the work your butt off phase : )

  5. Yay!!!! Let's see some extra sparkle!! Take care

  6. Mmmm, how come I came across this just as I'm trying to motivate myself to do some music practice! Give it your all...I better go!

  7. Yes, it takes a lot of hard work, as they say nothing comes easy at least nothing worthwhile...happy A to Z-ing

  8. Hi Karen! An eXcellent post for the letter X.