The world is your blank slate.
Oh but if only you could make people see that because right now, no one gets you.
So what? Can you blame them?
This is where ya oughtta be. Every day. All day. Past “shitty drafts” #s 1 and #2:
After all, you really want your manuscript to end up here, don’t you? So this guy gets tickled and decides to make this call:
The call that will land you here, in your publisher’s conference room, all dressed up and feeling huppy and stuff. Awww shuuttt.
Don’t get too caught up though, because let’s face it, right now you’re here:
Lots of alone time, sometimes spent here:
And when you can’t focus, you get a dose of caffeine here:
In the meantime, you lose clueless friends. You’ve gotten downgraded from their “A” club because you and your no-good manuscript can’t help anybody right now. Whaat???
So you start to lose sleep.
And then patience.
Sureee. G’head and do that ya bum. Throw the pity party, waah waah.
Don’t you DARE lose motivation.
You know why. Because.
Oh alright, I’ll say it. Because in the the long run, you could end up here–all over the world:
Or, you could physically be all over the world feeling like this:
Need I say more?
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