Posts tagged dream

Enthusiasm – No fears here!

  No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life. – Samuel Goldwyn What a great and TRUE message! I have so much enthusiasm towards everything I do; from website design and graphics, to video creation and writing – even marketing I am enthusiastic about because I know that the […]

Imagination is Key – What does that mean?

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

Imagination is the mental ability to create new ideas or concepts. It is the mind’s way of creating things and situations that aren’t there. “Imagination is Key” is my mantra. It is why I write what I write and why I encourage all children to use their imagination. My motto is “The Only Limitation is […]

The very substance of the ambitious is mer...

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of the dream. William Shakespeare I like that. Of course I do, I picked it to use. But think about it a second. My dream was to be a writer, to tell stories, just like William Shakespeare and it was my ambition to get those […]

Portraits of Bygone Days – An Ode to...

In a recent trip to see my grandfather I came across an old booklet on his shelf.  “Portraits of Bygone Days” by Bessie J. Hemp of Frederick, Maryland self-published in a simple handmade booklet in 1973.  Within it were poems she had written and desired to share with friends and family and I came across […]

Oh… to be someone.

I was reading a post by another fellow author who was upset about a local “big-chain” bookstore that was not willing to host local authors for book signings.  Without much of an excuse, except they don’t do that, we are all left to wonder, why?  Is it because we are not important enough yet?  Is […]

Stick to it – like a postage stamp

If you’ve written a story, publish it. Once it’s published, market it. Once you start marketing, never stop!  Stick to it like crazy glue. Attach your dream to that item and hold fast. Bond with it. Make it part of your heart, your soul… you are joined together like Siamese twins.  Talk about it. Dream […]

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing...

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes. – Rabindranth Tagore This reminds me of my mom, who always said, I’ll win the lottery when the blue bird of happiness leaves the winning ticket on my doorstep. Guess what, she never won. You […]

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