Re: RE: Food For Thought

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Mikala Engel
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Oh, and stop telling people your ideas. When you get an idea, tell no one. Just write it. Let others worry about what you’ve written after the fact, not before.

Ever heard the story of Robert Fulton and his steamboat. When he had it built and in the river, he went down to get it going. A large crowd gathered, skeptics all. One guy kept yelling “It won’t start. It won’t start. It won’t start.”

Fulton started it right up and started chugging down the river. In the background, he heard the naysayer yelling, “It won’t stop. It won’t stop. It won’t stop.”

Good thing to keep in mind when writing.