The end of the beginning

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Joe’s Post #104 — I still love words and few people do it better than my old pal, Winston Churchill. “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”

Now if I said that in the writer’s group, I’d get a few odd – and somewhat confused – looks. He was a bit wordy, that Churchill character, but he was wise.

But why is this important? Well, after the last meeting that both Paula and Karalee mentioned, we decided that we needed to shake things up a bit. We were becoming too stale, too fearful, too non-writerie. So we came up with a plan.

I won’t go into the details just yet. That’s for a later post, but good things are happening, again. We have a direction. A focus.

However, let me say that we will be taking on something we’ve never done. So, when I have to do something I’ve never done, like ziplining or becoming a parent or doing my own prostate examine, I do what I always do.

I talk to people who’ve been there and done that.

It doesn’t make any difference if they succeeded or failed or somewhere inbetween. All experiences are valuable.

So, for my next 3 posts, I’ll be talking to people who’ve undertaken what we’re about to undertake.

I hope that anyone reading this blog will pipe in with their comments and questions and even fears.

Until then, I’m off on another adventure myself.

teaseConsider this a teaser post.

You have been teased.

2 thoughts on “The end of the beginning

  1. Joe, is it o.k. to post this here? I promise to support your book when you are ready.
    Sherrie
    Please share my Kickstarter campaign & support me if you can! Thanks!

    You are not donating $$! You are buying a product ahead of time. Your support will pay for editing, book cover & e-publishing.
    Thank you,
    Sherrie Miranda

  2. I love Winston Churchill. I recently wrote a post about how to come up with post ideas and starting with quotes from those who inspire us is a great way to begin! Thanks for sharing your post here with everyone.

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