Being the Best—What it Takes to Be a Rainmaker

Being the best – what it takes to be a rainmaker by Kristen Lamb. And/or writer, Be + do = Have. ( An old sales equation). Obsessing about writing and all things writing is way helpful to your WIP. Feeling guilty if you are not getting your word count in is healthy and good too. I find I turn every situation into a writing scene now and jot down feelings, emotions and body language on a 5 by 7 for future use. A bit obsessive, heck yeah. It takes time to build a writing arsenal and now its like a second sense. The possibilities are endless. Awesome advice on starting a blog.

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We are headed into the holiday season and it is time for friends and fun and food and revelry. But, it’s also a time for reflection. Maybe to think about what went right, what went wrong, what could go better. What do we want to accomplish in 2016? I’m a serious go-getter. I think I have three settings.

GO.

GO FASTER.

UNCONSCIOUS.

I like to believe I am the person who gets things done, but I wasn’t always this person. When I started out writing, I think I was more in love with the “idea” of being a successful author than the actual work involved. I wrote when I felt like it. I needed outside approval and validation. I wasted all kinds of brain power wondering if I was a “real writer.”

Yeah *hides head in shame*.

Anyway, I hit a major turning…

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