“I want to write with a sense of wild abandonment…”

From racing ‘in the Zone’ to writing ‘in the Zone”…

Ernest Hemingway Meets Ayrton Senna

There are only three sports: bulls###, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.”

Sorry Ernest, but I don’t agree that your first one is a sport!

“not do earnest” c

From racing ‘in the Zone’ to writing ‘in the Zone”…

or perhaps it’s the “other way round”

“That day was really something special. I really was “in the Zone”, unlike anything I had ever experienced. It seemed I was at another level of driving, pushing my limits further than I’d ever done. Lap after lap I passed cars until I was second to … and then my furious chase ended when the chequered flag fell.”


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“You think you have a limit. And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further.”

–          Ayrton Senna


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Thank You Ernest Hemingway

Short Story Scribe

Each time I am writing a story, I read the following, and strive to do all except numbers 3 & 6 (which I will discuss in an upcoming post). This particular list comes from open culture.

In a writing phase, I read these every morning, every night, and of course, each time before I sit to write or edit. I actually have it set as my homepage, so whenever I open the browser, there it is.

1: To get started, write one true sentence.

Hemingway had a simple trick for overcoming writer’s block. In a memorable passage in A Moveable Feast, he writes:

Sometimes when I was starting a new story and I could not get it going, I would sit in front of the fire and squeeze the peel of the little oranges into the edge of the flame and watch the sputter of blue that they made…

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“The writer’s job is not to judge, but to seek to understand.”


“The writer’s job is not to judge, but to seek to understand.”

― Ernest Hemingway




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The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park

Sharing, supporting, informing, enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring


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“Don’t spend your days stringing and tuning your instrument; start making and playing your unique tunes of music right now.”


On the podium

On the Podium

Originally posted on Inspirational videos: https://vimeo.com/105793592 see https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/category/the-greatest-race/ “Trailer” from my “Movie” http://www.mymovie2015.wordpress.com and http://www.racetothechequeredflag.wordpress.com “The Greatest Race: Living by (with) faith, hope and love is the highest podium any person can reach, God’s podium that anyone stand on.” – c “Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with…

via On the podium — My Movie(s) 2016: “Imagine, Dream, Believe”




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“Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with persistence and endurance, after giving it all. Then one day standing on the summit of life, breathing in the pure sweet oxygen of achievement, totally satisfied in running the greatest race, the race of life one that ANYONE can run and win.”

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