You are a Writer!

You are a Writer!

Category : Blog , Videos

 

 

Inspirational Quotes

 

Buddha Inspirational quote

At a four-day conference in Silicon Valley, California, I met people and writers from all over the world. Some were beginning writers and some were award-winning and New York Time best-selling authors. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet and learn from some amazing people. 

One of the biggest lessons I learned was while I was introducing myself on the first day of the conference. I told someone that “I would like to be a writer.” She instantly corrected me saying “No, you are a writer. Don’t introduce yourself as a wanna be.” I was honestly surprised by her blunt response, but I took her advice and introduced myself as a writer the rest of the conference. Before the conference, I couldn’t see myself as a writer until I was published. During those four days, while telling everyone that I was a writer, I convinced myself that I was indeed a writer.

On the trip back home from California, my husband drove while I wrote. I wrote a Mother’s Day tribute and submitted it to a magazine. They ended up posting it on their website and drove 100 times more traffic to my blog than I had ever had before on one single post. This is how powerful our mindset is. 

Once I had decided to think of myself as a writer, I was published just days later. 

Thanks for those who have entered the Summer Drawing to win $150! Thank you for showing our support and sharing with your friends.  Here is the link if you have not entered yet…

http://hollymanderson.com/summer-drawing/

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” 

–Buddha

 

Comments


About Author

Holly

Holly grew up in Northern California, has a BA in Business Management and now lives in Northern Utah with her husband and four children as a writer. She is a member of the League of Utah Writers Association and Utah Valley Legends.

Leave a Reply

Blog Archive

css.php