Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Learning From Football (Players)

Instead of a picture of a turkey or big platter of dressing, I thought I’d leave you with a thought or two to ponder.  
Meet five of my favorite guys: Curt Menefee, Terry Bradshaw, Mike Strahan, Jimmy Johnson and Howie Long. 
Hubby and I come in from church every Sunday, settle back with our veggie burgers and enjoy Fox NFL Sunday. Specifically, these fun five. They seem to genuinely like each other. If any one of these guys left the show, I'd probably quit watching. You can’t imagine how much I love their interaction--their personalities. And how much I learn from them about writing.
A few weeks ago Howie said, “There’s a lot of ways to become a great quarterback.” Of course, when he said quarterback, I heard writer.

There are a lot of ways to become a great writer. There are a lot of ways to become a selling writer. Well, obviously, we have to write but what else?

To quote Aaron Rodgers, quarterback for the Packers: "We defeat ourselves. We have to go out there hungry."

How hungry are you to be a good writer? A great writer? A selling writer?

Think about it and share your words of wisdom. 
Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!


Carole said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.
All good questions. Interesting post since I love football.

Charles Gramlich said...

Definitely the best football crew out there.

Jan Rider Newman said...

I'm starving, as you know. :P Don't cower in your room listening to your stomach growl--go where the food is and reach!

Jess said...

Thanks Carole, Charles and Jan. Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. Geaux Tigers!

Aswin Jose said...

That's one post which sets me thinking...and I know that the thinking helps a lot! Thank you so much :)