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Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Living the Dream!

Okay, folks, I’m inviting everyone to participate in this post. It’s all about living your dreams. What is yours? Are you living it now? If so, where did you begin? How long did it take for you to achieve what you wanted? What kind of obstacles did you overcome? If you’re not living your dream, what’s stopping you?

My dream has always been to write. Ever since I could remember, I wanted that little place in the country where I could spend my days writing and enjoying life. Well, I’m not exactly living that dream. In fact, I’m not even close. But I have no one to blame but myself. I spend more time researching the issue on how to become a writer than I actually spend on honing the craft and selling my work. I have too much knowledge rolling around inside my head that it gets confusing at times and I don’t know where to begin. But I feel, and I’ve been told as well, that 2007 is my year, so after all this time, I’ve finally found my footing and decided to get serious.

If you write full-time, if you write part-time, if you’re living a dream now, how did you do it? Come on, tell us your story and allow the rest of us to gain some insight into the workings of a successful, happy lifestyle. Do you have some advice or helpful tips for the rest of us?

4 comments:

Stewart Sternberg said...

I want to be published in "Weird Tales". I want to retire and write full time for a living. Little dreams. Nothing much....just little dreams. I want to win the lottery. I want to run for elected office. I want the fashion world to suddenly announce that OLD AND OUT OF SHAPE is IN!!!! I want an XBOX 360. I want an email from Adam saying "Stew, you were right. You were right."

SP said...

Retire and write full-time for a living? Is that still considered retirement then? :-)

Hey, I just got an XBOX 360 for Christmas. It wasn't on my list of things I really wanted, but I took it anyway.

And who doesn't want to win the lottery? I was hoping to win that Millionaire's Raffle, but oh well. I'm still here and still as poor as I'll ever be.

Stewart Sternberg said...

If you have an xbox 360 then do you have an xbox you aren't using? Mine blew up and I am trying to find someone wanting to get rid of their old one.

SP said...

Well, that sucks. Wish I could help you out there, but my old XBOX has been broken for some time. I was in need of one myself for awhile, although it's not like I have a lot of time for playing games these days. I'm on a mission to become a full-time writer this year, remember? :-)

Have you tried Ebay or anything? You could probably find one rather cheap these days since everyone else is hooking up with the 360.