They say 80% of Americans want to write a book. Few embark on the arduous journey and fewer reach their target. The odds are stacked against aspiring authors. Stepping onto the path is perilous, unknown dangers lurk and abandoning the road sometimes feels like a viable option.
The prize lies ahead, not next to the trail and not in the rearview mirror. Our compelling motivation fuels our ambition to reach the destination and attain our goal. If the purpose is important, if it emanates from the core of our being, if it is as vital as the air we breathe, it propels us forward, sustain us on our journey. With a fierce desire, the path is less daunting. The bumps are minor inconveniences and we will win our reward.
Is your reason strong enough?
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer