Friday, April 17, 2015

A to Z Challenge - Writing Inspiration - Optimism

Writing and publishing is a roller coaster ride and we’ll face highs and lows. What gets us through the lows is optimism. That hope reminds us of our goals and assures us we’ll make it through.

Optimism when it comes to a stuck plot.

Optimism when those rejection letters come in.

Optimism when that first bad review appears.

Can we survive all that? Yes! With the right optimistic attitude, we can.

18 comments:

i b arora said...

true, optimism is the lifeline

Christine Rains said...

Yes, we can! Woo-hoo! :)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

We can survive!

Susan Gourley/Kelley said...

Some days its easier than others to get the optimism going. Today is a good day.

Joylene Nowell Butler said...

No one is immune to problems associated with a writing career. Luckily, optimism can carry us through the rough times.

Kathryn McKendry said...

I always try to be an optimist!

Jolie du Pre said...

I left most author forums, in part, due to lack of optimism from many of the participants. Negativity doesn't do me any good as an author.

Precious Monsters

Patricia Lynne said...

Great O post. Optimist is a must when writing.

Dr. Theda said...

Optimism is having "hope" when there is None...

Dr. Theda said...

We thought that we had joined your "Writers" Blog...
We usually drop by at least a time or two each week...
Your posts are often very "insightful" not only for writers but way of handling (and "dealing with") "Problems in Life...
A great weekend to you and yours dear lady...

J.L. Campbell said...

Yes, we can!

Pat Hatt said...

Can survive with ease, surely isn't the end of the world

klahanie said...

Hi Diane,

I like your post. Optimistically, this will be the last year of the A to Z. A to Z, RIP :)

Gary

Beverly Stowe McClure said...

Great word. Without optimism I'd have quit long ago.

Home School Dad said...

Optimism is found very often at the beginning of a journey. It's important to keep it around for the long haul.

Michelle Wallace said...

I love the word optimism!
A positive & upbeat attitude will serve you well when the going gets tough...

Nadine_Feldman said...

Yep, optimism is key! I find I'm more optimistic when I'm working steadily on a project. The act of creating, for me, is what generates optimism. When I'm grumpy or discouraged, I'm not creating enough.

Debra McKellan said...

Optimism is very important!