Though we may be experiencing some difficult times with this pandemic, we’re making no excuses. We get up in the morning and take with us our protective gear, as we head out for work. Being an essential worker, we’re practicing social distancing, hoping to make it back home safe. Yes, it gets uncomfortable at times, but we’re making decisions for the greater cause of society. This greater cause includes our fellow human being (Our brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, parents, grandparents, neighbors, strangers, & friends. We’re praying for the many people (170,000+) that we’ve lost to the battle of COVID-19. May the Most High God continue to guide us in the right direction. I remain humble and thankful for my portion here on earth. That being said, there are No Excuses!
I’m going to do the only thing I know to do: Keep Writing https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00TLXK5L6
I just wanted to share my new career as an author. I continue to hold my current job, working with troubled teenagers. I stepped out in an effort to officially start my career as an independent author. In the process, I now have a new-found appreciation and respect for the profession. Being an independent author requires a lot of hard work and dedication. We are responsible for writing, editing, book cover design, formating, illustrations, marketing and promotion of the book. It can be an act of Congress to get your book into bookstores. You post on social media network and receive minimal likes and feedback. Some of this can be discouraging and cause you to lose interest in your dream. My words to other aspiring author’s is to continue to reach for your goals. Writing is a gift from God, use it to help others. Offer your gift of writing to the world even if you’re not appreciated. Be professional when reaching out to bookstores and be able to accept “No” for an answer. Be respectful when encountering customers or fans. All the while others may not share the excitement of your gift to the world.
I going full steam ahead with my new career. I just released my book “100 Years, A Journey to End a Vicious Cycle” in paperback on Amazon and Kindle ebook. My book is also available on http://www.journey100years.com. I became a little emotional when I saw my book on Amazon.com. This was an accomplishment for me. Hard work does pay off. This is not a get rich quick profession but the value is found in the lives that may be positively affected by your book.Best wishes to everyone and don’t be afraid to step out on faith and pursue your dreams.