There’s something I think every true artist struggles with–do you risk it all and follow your dreams, or do you carry on with normal life and hope something great happens?
I just got married. We got a puppy around the same time we got married. I love my husband with all my heart and I want to support our new family financially. That means either getting a job, writing a crazy good novel, winning American Idol (ha, yeah right) or going to school and busting my butt to finish so I can earn MORE money in the future… or all of the above! As much as I have wanted to write lately, it seems like everything is standing in my way. My ideas aren’t good enough. I have a home to take care of. I need to find some work in this interim period between now and when I’m possibly starting school again.
I have so many dreams and goals that I would love to achieve, but I haven’t the slightest idea as to how to start on any of them. I’m 21 years old and I don’t want to wait until I’m old and gray to start overcoming my obstacles. I guess the hardest part is just taking that first scary step. The hardest part is getting the train moving. The hardest part is typing the first word.
Oh, by the way, I hope everyone noticed that… AHEM… we’re still here. So much for the Mayan apocalypse.