I Covet

I really do covet.  I meet people with personality traits I wish I had, and I covet them.  And then I try to implement those qualities in my life.  I went to a party over the weekend and met a new friend with an attribute that is so enviable: she was encouraging.  I told her how I've written four novels but have not yet made a serious attempt at publication. She was so enthusiastic for me to put myself out there, asked me for my website address, asked me what kind of books I write, even assured me I had the personality to succeed--such ego fluff!  I'd just met her 15 minutes before and she believed in me!  I want to be a friend like that.  All of us seem to be trying to accomplish a difficult task.   We could all encourage each other a little bit more.  Be that friend -- the one who has a positive word, who believes in dreams against all odds.  And guess what I'm doing today--I'm writing query letters!  Believe in the impossible dream!


  1. Thanks for the reminder, Amey... So true that we all need an encouraging word! I need to try harder to be positive, enthusiastic and encouraging.

  2. I'm happy to hear that you're querying! One can't be pulled from the slush pile until one dives in, I suppose! Seriously Amey, you rock. And I've only read part of one of your stories. You can do it!!!

  3. Thanks you gals!! And thank you to all of you who have been so supportive and encouraging to me! I cannot forget to mention you!


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