The last minutes of 2012 are ticking away. I’m eager for the New Year. Are you?
Author Joan Reeves quoted English poet Edith Lovejoy Pierce in a recent blog: “We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity, and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”
Joan went on to say: If the New Year is an unwritten book and you are the author, then write hard.
Using Pierce’s analogy, New Year’s Eve would represent THE END and tomorrow begins the PROLOGUE or CHAPTER 1.
As we say farewell to the 365 days called 2012 and begin to write our book titled 2013, I plan to focus on
Hope fuels the engine of creativity.
A successful writer must be creative and that’s not possible without hope.
Embracing HOPE, we move closer to fulfilling our dream as I fulfilled my dream of holding my debut novel, The Pendant’s Promise, in my hands last year.
As writers, we can never give up. Why?
Our characters demand it. So do our future readers.
Enjoy the New Year’s Eve celebrations today and make the decision to embrace the New Year 2013 with HOPE.
You deserve SUCCESS.
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Love the idea of the new year being a new book, beginning tomorrow with chapter 1. And I agree, hope does fuel the engine of creativity. Here’s to a productive, hopeful 2013! Happy New Year!