Friday, January 25, 2013

Aspiring Novelist's Pledge


 I pledge allegiance to the task of writing a best selling novel, and to the public for whom it's written, one statement, at a time, enthralling readers, with excitement and pleasure for all.


What's your pledge?

36 comments:

  1. I pledge allegiance to just -finishing- my novel...then I'll go from there =)

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    1. That first step is the most important one!

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  2. Well, I like yours. Hrm, let's see:

    I pledge allegiance to my computer chair, office and computer, wherein I will sit, focus, write, create, all without shirking my other duties.

    Shannon at The Warrior Muse

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  3. I pledge to finish a novel worth reading, to write from the heart, not from the head, and never to give up on my dream.

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  4. Very cool blog. Interesting posts. ;)
    Nice atmosphere guests with you here on the blog. ;]
    Yours. Have a nice day. !

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  5. I pledge to keep going, no matter the rejections. Keep writing, keep striving, keep growing.

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  6. I pledge to do what I can to keep my third book from sucking so that it might be as successful as the first two and please the fans.

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    1. I think you found the recipe for success, Alex. ;-)

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  7. I Pledge my wooden tables. For the antiques, I use Old English Oil. :o)

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  8. I need more coffee before I can make such pledges. But I'm cheering yours!

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    1. Cheers gratefully received. Now, go get some coffee.

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  9. I pledge I'll keep laughing at myself so I never take me too seriously and ruin the bright side of life.

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    1. It's good to see you've got the focus on what's important, Al!

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  10. That's a pretty ambitious pledge. It's certainly a good beginning.

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    1. Ambitious and not for the faint of heart, I fear.

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  11. I pledge to never publish something I wouldn't be willing to buy and read myself. Great pledge Jeff.

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  12. I pledge to keep writing without letting rejection dampen my spirits.

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    1. That's a very important pledge, Rachna.

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  13. To get my foot in the door this year!

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  14. I pledge to finish what I start and revise and edit those stories afterwards, instead of letting them languish in a corner.

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    1. Ooh, the languishing, stale tale. Stick to that pledge!

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  15. Hi Jeff,

    My pledge is to continue towards my goals in small, realistic portions. And my pledge is to be of as much support as I can to others in the blogging community, to published writers and to aspiring writers. Keep the dream alive and the passion, the magic of the written word shall be your driving force along with this positive environment.

    Fulfilling writing, your way,

    Gary

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    1. Those are most excellent pledges, Gary. They are attainable and well-intended. And we in the blogging community benefit daily from you fulfilling your pledges.

      Best wishes!

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  16. Hehe - this is brilliant! I pledge to keep writing and do something each day that gets me a little closer to those dreams of publication. ;)

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    1. And may those dreams of publication materialize soon!

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  17. Nice pledge! For now, mine is to revise a novel as thoroughly as I can and then self-publish it. Regardless of whether it's a best-seller or not.

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    1. Fantastic pledge! Revising can be tougher than writing for most folks. Personally, I find whichever I'm doing at the time to be the most difficult though. LOL

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  18. That's such a great pledge! :)

    My pledge is to continue being dedicated to my artwork and never quit it, like I had temporarily done a few years back...

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    1. Howdy, Heather! If you're pledging to stay committed to your artwork then I'm 100% behind you on that!

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