Discipline is the tool that gets us to the job on time, as does the threat of firing if we don't arrive. The same for a writer, just a slightly different spin. There's no boss hovering over the cubicle. But the next contract won't happen if the book isn't written. Nor will it happen if the next book isn't written well. And while I'd like to think my characters arrive at their destination through no will of mine - or literally by chance, I know that's not the case. I've got to choreograph and direct the action. And no one else is going to do it for me.
It's like that with anything in life. You want to take your career in another direction, another level. It takes discipline to get there because no one cares more than you whether you succeed or not. It takes discipline to keep pushing forward - to succeed.
But enough talk about discipline and time to put it into action, I have some writing to do. But before I take off and do what I set the alarm clock for the question is - who has the discipline and/or talent to create this fantastic skull face? Hey, Halloween is around the corner and you can only talk about discipline for so long.
And in case that's not for you, here's some more pre-Halloween fun - if you should feel so disposed click on Boo-ography.
Or did you have a thought or two about the discipline of chance? Or are you just plain lucky?
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