Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Check out this post from Staci Troilo’s blog with author inspiration and helpful writing links.

Staci Troilo

Ciao, everybody! I hope you had a great week. Mine, as always, was a busy one.

In honor of the Royal Wedding, I chose a quote from Meghan Markle.

Don't give it five minutes if you're not going to give it five years.

Even though we’re in different industries (I’m a writer and she’s an actress — well, probably not even that anymore), the quote applies. For that matter, I think it applies to all of us.

I know I have a tendency to let things get to me. The funny thing is, I’m willing to bet the majority of things I take personally aren’t intentional slights at all. I have a tender heart, always have. And I wouldn’t change that if I could. I think empathy is important. But I know sometimes I waste time worrying about something that I shouldn’t. If I’m not going to devote years to something, I shouldn’t give it any time at all.

This isn’t just good…

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