Forget must read, this is a MUST OWN for anyone interested in being a short story writer.
Is it the author or the reader? I'd like to know.
This is not my story, but it is too good not to share.
Because, if we choose to call “an issue” a challenge rather than “crisis”;
Because, we can look at hardship as an opportunity rather than an obstacle;
Because, we can ask, “what did I learn that makes me better?”;
Because, we can take a breath and do the difficult things;
Because, our courage does not depend on the weather,
the economic forecast or a whim;
Because, we choose to know the most significant
elements of life are laughter, learning, and giving our finest effort to each endeavor;
Because of these things, each morning is a pleasure and every day a success.
Dr. Engelmann says, “As a writer and natural intuitive healer, my purpose is to guide others on their path of finding peace within themselves through my writing and sometimes through my practice. To help ‘wounded souls’ open their hearts and shine their unique light upon…
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How an idea became the basis for a novel.