Wait. So you're saying I have some skills around writing. The book was good, or readable rather. But your next step isn't to get it polished up for editing. And instead, I should spent the next six months creating or building a platform that could create momentum around the kind of stories I'm seeking to tell?
India here we come!
I did it. I did it? I did it!!!
Re-entry is the nice missions word for, “I'm home. Now what the heck do I do with my life?”
“So does this mean I get another Make A Wish trip!?” “No. Sorry. You only get one Make A Wish.”
Now…I don’t know that there’s an exact formula or recipe to this thing – but definitely some key ingredients to move us along in the process. Here’s what I do know. The best stories are ones of transformation. I once was – I now am. I once thought – I now believe.
Felt like my first day of school last week having to introduce myself to the other members of the program for why & what I'm hoping to write. And I have homework. Like actual homework with deadlines to be accomplished each week.
A few years ago, I wanted to improve at writing, but I had this question, How do you really improve at writing? Baseball players have batting and fielding practice. Musicians practice their scales. What's the best way to practice writing?