Good Evening, Happy Evening to you all! I hope to find that each of you are doing well. To my fellow writers, I hope that you have been busy writing that amazing story of yours. To my fellow poets, I hope that you have been busy writing your amazing collection of poems. The world needs it so please believe it.
Yours truly has been busy grinding behind the scenes as I anticipate my feature in a well-known, well-respected and highly regarded literary magazine this summer. I can not wait to share it with you! My heart and my soul gets fuller and fuller with each passing day and I cannot relay to you the amount of joy that I feel. Just to know that I was able to make this happen with some serious hard work or as my family likes to say, a little “elbow grease” gives me goose bumps.
I am about to be one busy little bee, but I do not mind because I am doing this for my family, myself and those closest to me who believed in me and continues to believe in me. When they see my face in this magazine (and many more to come because this ain’t it), I know there is going to be some tears shed and hugs being passed all around. Why? Because I told them that I was going to make this happen without spending thousands or tens of thousands of dollars and I did.
I am a grinder, that is what I do; I hope that each of you have a bit of grind and grit in you too! Who says you have to spend a lot of money to put yourself out there? Maybe for some, but if you have the drive, the determination, the grit and people who believe in you, you can do just about anything. All you have to do is try. If you fail a few times like I did, dust yourself off and try again. Failing is simply a part of life, but it makes you a stronger person in the end.
Until next time…