Earlier today I posted what can only be described as a pity party. I was stuck in the Pit of Comparison–comparing myself to other authors, mostly–and I needed some of you to pull me out of it.
I don’t fall often, but when I do, it hurts.
Several of you came through with encouraging words and I started feeling a lot better. And then I deleted the post. Because it was Full Of Sad Trombone, and that’s not me.
Then, a few minutes later, I logged onto Twitter and saw the events unfolding on Virginia Tech’s campus. And that’s when everything slammed back into perspective.
THIS is what matters:
So I think I’ll try to focus on that from now on.