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Jan 01 2015

Happy New Year 2015 with three Fortunes for Writers

Fortunes for writers

All three of these fortunes can be applies to writers. The books that make it are the ones that dare to be different in some way, even though they’re the same basic “person versus” initial concept as every other story every told. It’s the DIFFERENT that matters. The fire of enthusiasm is the only way to get strangers to talk about your book. If the author is excited, it will be easier for the audience to be as well. And no matter how much time is spent writing, there has to be quality at some point. There has to be a willingness to edit, to clean up prose, and to cut the unnecessary darlings. Passion has to be put in, otherwise the writing will be flat.

 

I hope you have a great New Year!

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  1. C.

    Lovely and so appropriate for starting off the new year. Have a great one!
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    1. J Lenni Dorner

      Thank you. Hope your year is great!
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  2. Beth

    yes! even if it’s five minutes of GOOD writing, it’s better than days of crap writing haha
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    1. J Lenni Dorner

      A day of crap is a week of stuff to edit later. 😉
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  3. Stephanie Faris

    Great tips! I think we have to have that fire both before we’re published and after…if we don’t, it shows.
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    1. J Lenni Dorner

      Without a doubt! Fire and passion always come out.
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  4. Robyn Campbell

    Bodacious advice. Love it, love it! Especially the last one. Passion. That’s the name of the game, pal. Happy New Year. *waves peace sign*
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    1. J Lenni Dorner

      Totally! Hope you’re having a great year.
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