Publishing is tough. It’s full of heartache and rejection. Sometimes I feel sorry for myself. Laughing helps. These two “perseverance” quotes definitely apply to the writing life. They’re from the Demotivator series, which never fails to make me laugh.
At some point, hanging in there just makes you look like an even bigger loser.
Perseverance: The courage to ignore the obvious wisdom of turning back.
And then there’s Yoda:
Do or do not. There is no try.
And heck, why not one more? A favorite line from one of my favorite writers, John Irving.
Keep passing the open windows.