“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up,” -Thomas A. Edison
That quote really struck home for me recently. I’ve been working on a lot of projects and I’ve been feeling like nothing is happening and I should just give up. But then I recalled this quote and told myself to keep on going. And it worked. A couple of my projects (including my novel!) have finally started to take shape, and I’m really excited about them again!
So I just wanted to share this with you because, as a procrastinator, I know, I understand how hard it can be to follow through on a project, especially when things start looking down. But you have to push through it.
There are always going to be times on the road to success where things get a little bumpy. This should be expected, but instead of allowing these bumps to throw you off course, let them be an opportunity for you to learn something–something about yourself, something about your project, something about writing.
Nothing worth it in life is easy.
And as they say, “A bend in the road isn’t the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.”