Why Passion Trumps All (An inspirational post)

This is such important advice I had to share it.

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Today’s post is inspired by a blog post written by a 24-year-old dying man who offered some words of wisdom I believe can be useful for us as writers.  This isn’t really a “how to make money” or “this is how to run your business as a writer” post.  It’s more of an encouraging post.

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Passion is the driving force for true enjoyment (and possibly success).

I’m not going to promise you’ll find success in writing what you’re most passionate about, but the man who wrote the post I linked to above had an excellent point.  He wrote, “Patience, passion, and dedication come easily only when you love what you do.” For longterm sustainability in this business of writing, I believe passion is the driving force to maximizing our chances of success.

If you are writing what you’re most passionate about, it’s easier to…

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About veldabrotherton

I'm primarily a writer, but I also speak and teach workshops and co-chair a large critique group. My brand is SexyDarkGritty and that applies to my western historical romances, mysteries, women's fiction and horror novels. After almost 30 years in this business, I still have something to learn and attend conferences to network with other writers, publishers, editors and agents.
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One Response to Why Passion Trumps All (An inspirational post)

  1. Thank you for this, Velda. That 24 year old young man left us a wonderful challenge to live, and write, by.

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