On Mondays, I try to host a Motivational saying for the week. It helps kick me into gear on Mondays and gets me through the week. I try to share that motivation with others, as I know Mondays can be nasty no matter your profession. I mean, who wouldn't want a longer weekend?
Today, while staring at my post-it note to-do list on my laptop, I have to stop and remind myself why I do this...
I have always wanted a profession that allowed me to do something I love.
And I love this. I mean, I truly, truly love bringing other people's books to life. While I'm in no position to make it a full time career - and I'm still learning and trudging my way around the industry - I love being able to partner with another writer and do everything in my power to get their work out to the general public. There's something magical about seeing your work on the page. About seeing an image come to life on the cover, about fine tuning the author's already spectacular work to make it that much more appealing to readers.
I love the conversation, I love the work, and I love the people.
While at times it can be hectic, I just have to sit back and remind myself - I love what I do. I love this world. I love the literary community. And mostly, I love being responsible for crafting someone's dream into a reality.
Do you love what you do?