To my Fellow Amateurs: Fight Your Way Through.

Via on Jan 27, 2013

There is a gap between what we dream of doing and what we are doing.

It’s going to take time and a lot of hard work to bridge those two things. We love what we do, but as a friend reminded me recently, we can’t schedule creativity. It comes when it wants to and we piece it together with equal parts love, sweat, tears and that magical electricity we pass around to each other called passion.

I have read this before, but saw it again today and thought to share it.

Don’t despair when success isn’t immediate.

It’s going to take time, and then at the right time and the right place after all of our hard work—things will come together.

You’ve just gotta fight your way through:

Source: via Kate on Pinterest


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About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. She doesn't know how to behave with all the apples and ibexes. She doesn't suffer from her eight million freckles, she loves them! Like a rolling stone, Kate gathers no moss. Kate loves kale, being barefoot, Dr. Seuss, singing too loudly, gallivanting, palindromes, blackberries and has far too many books for her own good. When she's not writing, you can find her practicing yoga, running in the woods, playing with her kids, devouring a book, planting dandelions, changing the world and doing her dishes. Kate does not play the accordion. She is a massage therapist, writer and a compassionate friend to all. This year Kate aspires to finally give up on learning to knit and will instead spend that time putting a little bit more of her heart on the page. Connect with Kate on Facebook and Twitter


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2 Responses to “To my Fellow Amateurs: Fight Your Way Through.”

  1. edieyoga says:

    Again. lovely…as I tell my fellow writers: you gotta write a lot of Sh*t sometimes to find the pearls…they are in all of us….I pride myself in my tenacity….not that it does not get in the way….but fair warning. I won't go away.

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