Why can’t every day be like this one?

Posted on April 17, 2013. Filed under: Opinions, writing | Tags: , |

Why can’t every day be like this one?”

Who writes about good days? Don’t we always focus on the bad ones?

And, once you do focus on the good ones, it is in reference to the bad ones. Like bad days, good ones pass as well. Spending time thinking about the other ones can be a terribly waste of an opportunity.

So many of us write dark and terrible stories on our blogs and in our e-books that we can easily be fooled into believing that is what sells. But the big draw for Hollywood movies in terms of sales is the “romantic comedy.” Trying to be the next Stephen King can be fun, but if you want to sell your work you should consider focusing on producing the next “Bridget Jones Diary.” (Even that is a re-write of Jane Austen.)

Maybe the best thing to do with bright and sunny spring days is to enjoy them.

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New Moon, Spring 2013

Posted on April 11, 2013. Filed under: Blogging, writing | Tags: , , , |

We have a new moon, and spring is in full bloom.  (Okay, maybe not in full bloom everywhere.)  This is now a time of beginnings. What beginnings have you started in your life?

Sometimes a new beginning can be subtle. Rather than wildly chasing the next hare that happens by, sometimes the best beginning is to nurture the process that you have recently launched. Is it growing the way you expected? Or is it bringing unexpected lessons?

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