A winner is just a loser who tried one more time

I am positive proof of that statement.

Let me say, I’m not fond of the word “loser” but I’m willing to use the word in this context.

Confession time for me: after four years of pounding the pavement/internet trying to get my books published, I seriously considered walking away. I’m not proud of that revelation, but I think after awhile, the prolonged efforts in which many of us are involved start to lose their shine, don’t they? They feel cumbersome in their fruitlessness.

Until they bear fruit.

That is the simple lesson here: nothing comes easily. Nothing. There is no such thing as overnight success or instant stardom. The instances of such anomalies are so few, they’re barely a blip on the timeline of creation. Continue reading “A winner is just a loser who tried one more time”