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Listening to my heart

Are we getting too hippy-dippy here?

David Gane
David Gane
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Today is Day 250 since I started writing every day.

It doesn't always happen. Yesterday I missed it because I was in bed when I realized I'd missed it. But for the most part, it happens.

I do it because it's easy. After all, it's fun, and I feel better after doing it. It is definitely not a miserable experience.

If, on the other hand, it was a slog and didn't feel right in my heart, I'd stop. I learned over the past year that trying to force it only leads to burnout.

It took me a long to listen to my heart, and I occasionally forget, but it's a good guide for finding your path. A good skill is to tune in and pay attention to what it's telling you.


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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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