Quotation Corner May 5, 2020

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From the ‘Do as I share, not as I do’ department:
When you write – explode – fly apart – disintegrate! Then give time enough to think, cut, rework, and rewrite.
–RAY BRADBURY

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From the ‘Cripes, I hate it when people make me feel responsible for my own life’ department…
Sometimes people say to me, “I want to write, but I have five kids, a full-time job, a wife who beats me, a tremendous debt to my parents,” and so on.
“I say to them, ‘There is no excuse. If you want to write, write. This is your life. You are responsible for it. You will not live forever. Don’t wait. Make the time now, even if it is ten minutes once a week.’”
–NATALIE GOLDBERG

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From the ‘Benefits of Setting the Bar Low’ department:
“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”
–WILLIAM FAULKNER

 

Reinvention Quote of the Day–Put In Your Reps

COOL TEXT INSPIRATION

An excerpt from James Clear’s newsletter today:

Your 1st blog post will be bad, but your 1000th will be great.

Your 1st workout will be weak, but your 1000th will be strong.

Your 1st meditation will be scattered, but your 1000th will be focused.

Put in your reps.

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And an article on…

The Neurological Benefits of Practice

 

A reminder to readers: This blog isn’t about my preaching to you as much as it is about me getting myself moving in the right direction.
My next post: My wife asks to see some of my recent work…Uh-ohhhh. How do I package all these various creative ventures…and misadventures?