8 Ways to Find Your True Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life

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Don’t be sad – The rock was once a mountain to you

1st Person: Don’t be sad. It’s OK.

2nd Person: How can it be OK. I can’t lift the mountain, while all my friends including you can.

1st Person: Come on it’s not a thing to worry. You can do it in the near future.

2nd Person: If i can’t do it now, then how can i do it in the future ? You are just trying to soothe me.

1st Person: That’s not true. I am telling the truth. If you keep trying you can do it.

2nd Person: No. How can you be sure ? !

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Short and Sweet Advice for Writers – Write Like a Puppy

Live to Write - Write to Live

Writing is serious business. Doing it well requires study, commitment, and dedication. There is a lot to learn – form, structure, style, voice – more craft nuances than I can name. “Real” writers sacrifice for their art. As Hemingway said, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

BUT …

Sometimes, you just gotta play.

I mean, you don’t want to be this guy, do you?

Victor Hugo Victor Hugo

I didn’t think so.

Writing may be hard work, but that doesn’t mean it can’t also be fun. The trick is learning to approach it with a different mindset. Instead of coming to your writing with the weight of the world on your shoulders, try thinking about your time at the keyboard as a play session.

Going for it Going for it

Which brings me to puppies.

Puppies know how to play. They can make a game…

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What’s Your Favorite Writing Quote?

Here is a nice set of quotes to read for writers looking for some inspiration.

Live to Write - Write to Live

In getting ready for my CampNaNo experience, I started trolling my books and the Internet for good writing quotes. Here are a few of my favorites:

“The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.”
― Anaïs Nin

(That is the kind of writer I aspire to be. This quote is on a Post-It note where I can see it while I write.)

“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.”
― Richard Bach

(Right now, I’m an amateur but I’m not quitting!)

“Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.”
― Natalie GoldbergWriting Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

(I’m working on it. I do this in my journal—I didn’t always—but I’m also trying to get this kind of writing…

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Choosing the Perfect Blog Name: She’s a Maineiac

I just read this post about choosing a good blog name. People looking for some tips should definitely read this. These are some good suggestions for blogging newbies.

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We’ve chatted with a number of bloggers on how they chose their blog names, from Talking Coversto The Goat That WroteToday, let’s sit down with Darla, the blogger and mother of two behind She’s a Maineiac.

She's a Maineiac

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I am an Author and this is my blog

I am a writer, well an indie writer. I wrote a few short stories on wattpad and am planing to write a novel or more precisely a short novel. A.K. Murthy is my pen name.

I am planing to become a self publisher and sell my books through online distributors. And i want to update my fans about my books through this blog. But that’s not all. I will be writing about my experiences as a writer and also some tricks on self publishing if i learn anything new in the process.

Write now i am writing a story which will take sometime to publish. I am planing to write short stories and give out some for free as well. All this will take time so in the mean time i will be working on my book and this blog simultaneously. Have a good day.