Wednesday @ WC

It’s Wednesday…the halfway point…getting tired… I’m learning so much, but my brain is on OVERLOAD. I’m getting to the point where I’m ready to go home and WRITE. It’s funny how I can’t wait all year to get to WC so I can have time to write. But when I get here, I spend most of my time networking (building relationships with other writers and agents, editors, comedians), that I never actually get any writing done. But you know what, it’s okay. I’m filling myself back up, readying myself, getting fired-up so when I get back to the “real world” I can start writing, and writing strong–having learned new things that help me hone my craft.

Today was a networking kind of day. And who better to learn networking “secrets” from king than TORRY MARTIN. Torry is an amazing teacher with a humility not usually seen in someone who’s attained his level of fame. He is HILARIOUS, and someone I’m so blessed to call friend.

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Here’s me drinking coffee with Torry. Great times of laughter and learning here at WC!

THINGS LEARNED TODAY:

    -Writing is HARD. It’s supposed to be. If it wasn’t, then everyone would do it.

    -Writing: It’s only worth it is you’re in love with your subject and your audience.

    -The only reason you haven’t hit it “big” yet, is because you’re not ready yet.

    -Networking: Nobody is a nobody. Everyone is a somebody somewhere. 

    -The publishing world is tough. It’s great to have allies!