June 3, along with two hundred authors, I attended a writer’s conference sponsored by Penguin Publishing. The keynote speaker was inspirational: Tama Kieves. Tama gave up a lucrative and successful career in law (Harvard Law School) to be a writing/executive coach. Here are some of her wonderful words of encouragement to us writers:
“Listen to your own instincts, creativity, fire, and depth from within you.”
“Authors do not make it in the world, they remake it.”
“Do not give your power away to others: media, society, parents, etc.”
Her bottom line: do not get discouraged. Always write. Always follow your heart and dreams. Be inspired. Amen.
Thank you Tama.