Tuesday, July 23, 2013

INSIDE THE WRITER's BOX OF CHOCOLATES by Dia Calhoun. July Theme

Open the Writer's Box of Chocolates.
One by one, bite into the ten delicious chocolate truffles below and taste their sweetness.

Truffle # 1
Taste the sweetness of--
actually writing your book--the wonder and struggle of the creative process.

Truffle # 2
Taste the sweetness of--
finishing your book--the sense of accomplishment and joy.

Truffle # 3
Taste the sweetness of--
working with an editor who pushes your book to new heights.

Truffle # 4
Taste the sweetness of--
seeing your book's cover art and loving it.

Truffle # 5
Taste the sweetness of--
having your book accepted by publisher.

Truffle # 6
Taste the sweetness of--
having a reviewer really understand you book.

Truffle # 7
Taste the sweetness of--
having your book placed on an important list, or receive an award.

Truffle # 8
Taste the sweetness of--
handing your published book to someone you love--or don't.

Truffle # 9
Taste the sweetness of--
getting a fan letter saying your book changed someone's life.

Truffle # 10 -- in the Gold Wrapper
Taste the sweetness of--
getting the idea for your next book.

4 comments:

  1. Love this. It reminds us why we all do this in the first place.

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  2. Right now, I'm devouring Truffle #3...

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  3. It can also be easy to forget the taste of each of these morsels of joy when the writing road becomes challenging. I will remember to always keep the Writer's Box of Chocolates nearby when I need a delightful little pick-me-up!

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