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Definitions of Creative Success

Here are some quotes from well-known achievers that offer their definitions of creative success, and thereby offer you a window into thinking about your own definition. (For “man” in these quotes, please read also woman. And men, can you please stop doing this?) “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” Bob Dylan “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” ~ Maya Angelou “The main thing is to be moved, to love, to…

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Change To Friday Fiction

Because I’ve just been given an exciting new screenwriting opportunity (of which more anon)…  and because, as advised by Joanna last week, I need to have my published novels e-reader-ready for Christmas…  and because I’m also publishing a poetry book this month…, I find I have to put Skin Diving on hold. This hurts. I’ve spent days resisting. Firstly, your feedback told me you were enjoying the chapter-by-chapter, Friday fiction slot. So was I. And I’ve been carrying this story about the MacIntyre family for years. A part of me, a very big part of me, wants more than anything to write this book. That’s…

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