Writers: Be Micro-Ambitious


Check out this great post from the Uninspired Writers blog on the topic of being micro ambitious as a writer

Uninspired Writers

Morning writers! I hope you have all had a successful week and are seeing in February with excitement!

Today, I’d like to share with you a quote, from the wonderful Tim Minchin’s ‘Occasional Address’ . It’s a glorious speech with ‘9 Life Lessons’ and I fully recommend giving the whole thing a read or listen. For now though, feast your eyes on this:

“…I advocate passionate dedication to the pursuit of short-term goals. Be micro-ambitious. Put your head down and work with pride on whatever is in front of you… you never know where you might end up.

Just be aware that the next worthy pursuit will probably appear in your periphery. Which is why you should be careful of long-term dreams. If you focus too far in front of you, you won’t see the shiny thing out the corner of your eye. Right?” – Tim Minchin

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