Discouragement for a writer is crushing, paralyzing. If we don’t believe in our work many will falter, regardless of the strength of our skill and the project. A writer’s morale is vital for, just like an army, if it believes it is defeated… it is.
But there is another demon at work in a writer’s life, one that generates the opposite emotional reaction: Delusion. We can (more…)
Conscious of it or not, when we walk into a home we are in a state of mind which determines how we will react to everything inside of it. When I come into my own home, I’m only affected by anything out of the norm (the more abnormal, the greater my reaction would be). It’s “home”—I’m not there to critique the chairs, tables, pictures or lighting. I’m there to relax, work, eat, whatever. When you go visit friends (more…)