As many of you know that follow my blog, I try to inspire people to keep writing.
It may seem funny for a beginner like me to try and inspire someone to keep writing. Many of you probably think, "who does she think she is anyway?" Well, I guess I think I am someone who, just like a lot of my readers, wants to get my stories published. I want children to be able to read my books and get enjoyment from them.
I think the hardest part of writing is not giving up!
So many times, I've thought of quitting. So many times, I have said to myself "It's time to go on to something else. You've piddled around with writing enough."
Well, for some reason, I have stuck with it. I am not sure why, but I keep pecking at the computer keyboard. I keep going back to my stories and making changes until I think they are good enough.
I am a member of CBI Clubhouse. There is a click to The Fighting Bookworms over on my sidebar. And even if you are not a member, it is a great place to go to and look around. There are lots of articles that you can look at without being a member. If I were you, I would bookmark it and go back on a regular basis and look around, and if you do, you will learn lots of useful things about writing.
They have a free e-book download on there now that is titled, "The Greatest Children's Writing Success Secret."
Here is a little of what it says. It goes along with what I am always saying on my blog.
It states in it that many successful writers over the years were not, when they started, wizards at crafting query letters, or marketing savants with their fingers on the pulse of the children's book industry. But, they became those things.
Their secret was: They changed their mindset.
They didn't think they could become successful writers. They didn't hope they could sell a book. They didn't wish to someday get published.
They sat down to write each day with a burning desire to succeed. They knew they would become successful. They expected to sell their book. They were certain that they would get published.
Through their thoughts they built their careers.
So try it. It is kind of like the movie where the man builds the baseball diamond in his cornfield. The voice kept telling him to build it and they will come.
Say to yourself. . . write it and they will read, speak it and they will listen, send it out and they will accept it.