© Lynda Filler Photography 2018 "A sunset (or sunrise) is always more beautiful when it is covered with irregularly shaped clouds, because only then can it reflect the many colors out of which dreams and poetry are made." Coelho on Beauty Coelho says beauty exists not in sameness. So why do we seek perfection in … Continue reading as Coelho would say… imperfections
“If You Don’t Have TIME, You Don’t Have PRIORITIES!”
First of all, thanks to Evan Carmichael and his #Believe network for Tim Ferriss's 10 Rules for Success Vol. 2. Find Evan on YouTube with new motivational/inspirational videos daily. This site is my first stop every morning before I begin my day! Let's take a look at what Tim Ferriss has to say. Many of you … Continue reading “If You Don’t Have TIME, You Don’t Have PRIORITIES!”
A reviewer compared my recent work Lie To Me an exposé on sex for money to Paul Coehlo's Eleven Minutes. I immediately read the book and have been in love with his words ever since. What an amazing author and very special man. I wanted to share this interesting blog on his site. 30 sec reading: … Continue reading Inner Beauty
Today I'm thrilled to introduce you to the talented author Victoria Dougherty. The following is a piece written by Victoria called Herein Lies the Truth. You can find more stories in her book linked at the bottom of this blog called COLD, Essays on Love, Faith, Family and Other Dangerous Pursuits Herein Lies the Truth By … Continue reading Cold
You “Reach” Me
Do you have authors that you love? You're so obsessed with their work that you'll read anything they write? These authors are my Saturday-night-dates and my all-nighters. And they are the only guys occupying my bed these days--by choice! #1 is Lee Child #2 Daniel Silva #3 David Baldacci #4, Russell Blake. I could go … Continue reading You “Reach” Me
Follow Your Bliss
© Lynda Filler Photography Porto, Portugal Follow Your Bliss flaming amber mane flying over banisters, ledges, stairs you climb in your haste to kiss me I smile eager for a nuzzle books lined up in doorways “this shop is mine!” I cry “you can’t fly, you silly ninny!” I giggle as … Continue reading Follow Your Bliss
Do you ask yourself: am I good enough?
"But I think talent as a writer is hard-wired in, it's all there, at least the basic elements of it. You can't change it any more than you can choose whether to be right handed or left handed." Stephen King We spend our whole lives always chasing something, always telling ourselves we're not good enough. … Continue reading Do you ask yourself: am I good enough?
You say what???
Years ago I lived in a ski-resort called Whistler, B. C. I worked in a high-powered sales environment with a lot of very successful people. When you are at the top of your field there will always be jealous and nasty people putting you down behind your back. One month we had a sales … Continue reading You say what???
I’m not that kind of girl…
"Powerful and unforgettable" JackMagnus, 5 Star Readers' Favorite "This is a book every human alive should read and take away the lessons given. If I could give it ten stars, I would. It's that good."J. Sikes excerpt from LOVE The Beat Goes On: 7 Event One: My Cowboy I’ll always remember his faded tan … Continue reading I’m not that kind of girl…
Authors and Readers, What do you think?
As a professional novelist, are there "rough patches" in your books that you accept aren't as good or interesting as others or do you keep working until you polish every bit of prose to the same degree? In the writing of a manuscript, the answer to this would be yes, the latter. I insist … Continue reading Authors and Readers, What do you think?