“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.”
― Winston Churchill
It’s always hard when something you’ve put your heart and soul into gets what feels like a ‘meh’ response. That’s the nature of art–as it’s an extension of the person who created it. If we didn’t care what people thought, we wouldn’t be trying to get an audience for our work in the first place. We want to make people feel…just not feel ‘meh’.
Today #pitchmadness was whittled down to the finalists and for all those who didn’t make the cut, it’s hard not to feel left behind in the land of Not Good Enough. Are you dealing with rejection? Take heart, pull yourself up by your bootstraps, get back on the horse, and [insert favorite metaphor here.]
I’m diving back into my newest book, immersing myself in a world and characters that are still coming to life around me. In this world, anything is possible; the only limits are the ones I set. I kind of feel that way about real life, too. That’s the dreamer in me.
Get back to what you love. And never give up.
The dream is still possible…you just have to keep trying.