I’ve even had people I’ve met at writing conferences come up to me and say that I wasn’t a real writer; that I must be spoiled or something like that to be able to write a book. It’s amazing. They have no idea my life or all the personal time I use to write my books. I try to stay focused and sharp to write the best I can; and I sacrifice alot of personal time. No complaints; other people I meet just aren’t willing to do that.
I’m finally home from speaking in Pennsylvania. Was honored to keynote for The Write Stuff Conference and super sad to leave. I get so attached to the writers and miss them when I have to go. Their passion, imagination and enthusiasm never fails to inspire me. I’d keep them and collect them in my basement except apparently this is called “taking hostages” and is “illegal” *rolls eyes*
…that, and I don’t have a basement.
I never prepare a speech. I’ve tried. But I am too ADD and end up ignoring/forgetting everything I prepared, so why not save time? Also, I present quite often and never want attendees to feel like they will hear the same things from me. Every class, every presentation is new. I love listening to those around me so my content fits better because it’s custom made.
This said, when I arrived in Pennsylvania, I had no…
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