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If at first you don't succeed....

You can cry
Throw a fit
Call people names
Tear something up
Eat chocolate
Pout








But afterwards, make sure you try, try again.

Because real failure is falling and never getting up again.

Have a PROSPEROUS week, beautiful guys and dolls.

March 1, I'm having an INK PARTY. Want to join? Good things are happening this weekend:)

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    1. Right. Failure is the the omission of expected or required action. Falling happens. It's not getting back up and trying again that is regarded as failure:)

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  2. I've yet to read a success story that doesn't start out with failure, usually multiple failures.

    A party? You are the most energetic person!

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    1. Make sure you visit Friday! Lots of awesome announcements and confetti throwing happening!

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  3. Ooo! A party :)
    Lol! Today's one of those days I've thought about smashing my tea cup against the floor or diving into a huge chocolate buffet. But I think we all have those - and still don't give up ;)

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    1. So, you want me to send you some chocolate and we can indulge together!!!!!

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  4. LOVE this post. Just what I needed. I've been feeling down (I am a recent college grad with no job prospects and I am also querying my novel, blegh) and this was just the post I needed to read. Keep your chin up, too, Ink!!!!

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    1. You too, Rachel. It's hard, I know, but it it NECESSARY! (hugs to you)

      and chocolate.

      chocolate always helps.

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  5. Thanks for the encouragement!!

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    1. Hiiii!!!! Alexandra! How are you?? I hope you aren't snowed in!!

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  6. Yep! Gotta pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start all over again! Chocolate helps tons.

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    1. It sure is awful dusty around here...

      And I've opened a Chocolate Emporium:)

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  7. Oh yay! This I should be able to make, edits will hopefully be done!! Can't wait to hear/see the news! And chocolate, yummy! (We're going through our annual Cadbury Mini Egg kick right now! :-) )

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    1. You are o a roll! Sometimes, though, I think editing is harder to do than the actual writing. Sometimes...

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  8. I could totally help with the chocolate part... haha

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    1. Get in line, girl! We're serving it up in all kinds of concoctions! Yummy, yumm!

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  9. Couldn't agree more, failure to try is the only real failure. A party, what kinda party?

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    1. Hi Suzanne! I'm having a blog party in honor and celebration of our new Writers Unite writing group that kicks off next week.

      I'm running behind, as this was suppose to already happen but it's finally gonna happen!

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  10. Party?! With grown-ups?! I'm in!

    Christi Corbett

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    1. Oh yay! It'll be fun to party without dinosaurs or princesses!

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    2. Hey! I like dinosaurs! Is it too late to change my avatar? ;)

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    3. Avatar? You mean I'm not actually a weird orange line with a gray arrow around it?

      Ok seriously guys, how do I update my avatar so I'm no longer the twisty arrow? :). I show up some places right, and then others like I do here...

      *grumbles at lack of computer knowledge*

      Christi

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  11. Can't wait! Last week was a MAJOR! Chocolate week for me. This week is a gym week. Hee Hee

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    1. Oh. The gym.

      I have an uncle named Jim...:)

      and I have a gem necklace.

      But a gym? Not so...:)

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  12. Keep dreaming, keep writing, keep taking each step each day!

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    1. My dream is still bright, my writing is still improving, but my steps are getting slower:)

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  13. Cry, eat chocolate, pout? Right up my alley! Great reminder, I'll try and try again until all my chocolate is gone ;)

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    1. Let me know when you've eaten all your chocolate and I'll send you some. I have connections with a chocolate store.

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  14. Eat chocolate and pout, I can do that! Try and try again indeed, great post!

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    1. Yes, pouting. But it's good for me because every piece of advice helps. Even when it makes me cry at first. It always,

      ALWAYS

      improves my writing.

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  15. So very true. Except right now I can't even have chocolate. Siiigh.

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    1. What?? No chocolate? Hmmm...let me know what I can send you.... a virtual

      (((hug)))

      maybe?

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