A couple of weeks ago, I discovered that I had not placed in the top of the last contest I had entered. I was excited to have advanced at all, let alone make it to the finals, but I was still disappointed – to get so close. Ah well. It’s time to move beyond this latest round and look forward.
Easier said than done.
It was a huge boost to my (writer’s) ego to get that bit of validation, but now here I am again, starting at square one. I have that tune in my head, “second verse, same as the first”. Creatives have a tough gig. So I was trying to find a quote this week that speaks to those of us who continue to try, despite the odds, because passion dictates that we do.
I present the following:
Yes, this is a quote that most likely relates to a world war, but the message can be applied to anyone who continues to strive towards their goal. It is my hope that we all do!
Best Wishes and Happy Writing!