as Coelho would say… imperfections

  © 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!”

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?

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?