"By taking small, seemingly insignificant actions in the direction of our goals and dreams (baby steps), we can quickly create changes which not only lessen the symptoms of depression but can also bring more energy, hope and vitality into our daily lives." Michael Neill
Does that mean I get to put away all of the new stuff I'm working on and get back to my favourite project again? Fun, Fun, Fun, Fun!
"When you're reading a story with powerful narrative drive, you are besieged with the feeling that something is about to happen ... and so you tag along, eager to see what happens next."Though I thought I had done enough research on story arc these past few years, something about that definition put me into drive. It reminded me of that feeling I got when I suddenly found the friction point on the clutch while struggling with my father's repeated advice at the age of 16. Reading the Kite Runner also served as an excellent reminder of what a book is supposed to do for the reader. Books like these should come with little chains that readers can attach to their belt loops when life gets in the way of story time.