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Be easy on yourself

Every day is a new chance.

David Gane
David Gane

Sometimes the plan won't work how you hoped. Sometimes you won't get to write when you want to. Sometimes you'll be too busy. Sometimes the ideas just won't come.

You'll do your best to show up—but don't beat yourself up if you don't.

You'll try tomorrow. And the tomorrow after that and the tomorrow after that.

If you want something, there's always an opportunity to try—today, tomorrow, and the tomorrow after that, and the tomorrow after that.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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