I thought I had a book in progress. I printed a sixteen chapter preview copy, wrote several more chapters since, but… at some point I started wondering if that really was the book I wanted to write.
Today I started reading “Jump: And your life will appear” by Nancy Levin. It became obvious very early reading this book the changes I want and need to make to my own book.
I’ll continue to blog as I have been, but instead of compiling the blogs into a book (which was how the preview edition was made), I now have an idea that will make the book much more engaging as its own entity and in subsequent seminars and talks on the subject as well.
It’s something that’s been nagging me for a while now. I believe I have a clear picture in my head of the changes that need to be made; I’m hoping that will engage me to write more frequently and passionately to get this project done. I have a second project formed already that I’d really like to get to work on as well.
Sometimes, even after putting in years of effort, you have to step back and say – well, I need to change course here. This seems like one of those times for me. But the years of effort I put in was needed to get me to the point I’m at now.
I haven’t been energized to add to the book partly because I didn’t feel it had the direction I was hoping for originally. Now I think I have a plan that will allow the book to be better and be finished sooner as well.
Only time will tell.