A to Z Blogging Challenge: Giving Up
A to Z Blog Challenge / April 8, 2016

One of my favorite movies in all the world is Galaxy Quest. I mean, what’s not to love? Spoofing Star Trek, spoofing cons, and still making a great movie… it’s a no-brainer. In the movie, Tim Allen’s character has a recurring line: “Never give up, never surrender!” In real life– or even Figment life– it’s not so easy. Yes, I have it easier than most Writers. I’m a Figment. I get to just run away when my limited exposure to Reality gets to be too much. Most Writers, though, have to deal with Reality in the form of children, spouses, jobs, parents, school, blah blah blah. It’s enough to make you want to quit. Here’s my tip: listen to Tim Allen. Don’t give up. If you give up, you might never put out the book that would make you famous, beloved, or at least be-liked.  If you give up, you might not release a character on the world that will get someone through a hard time. If you give up… you learn to give up. Instead, when you feel like giving up, set yourself up for a break. Figure out how long the break will be and then make it…