For those of you who are sports fans – or even if you’re not – last night, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series in an extra inning of the seventh game after a rain delay. Their first win in 108 years. Good for them.  Of course, this means the Cleveland Indians lost – it would have been their first win in 68 years. So though I’m not a sports person, I was rooting for either team. They had both had long hauls since their last championship. It shows that you should never give up trying.

Tip: Never give up even when all you get are rejections. Even when there is so much going on in your life that you can barely think of writing. Even when… Hang in there and keep going.

Thought for the day: The real writer will write. He has something inside of him that must come out. If a person has a book in him, he will sit down and write it. – Kurt Vonnegut

Teaser: Finish the following using: chocolate, watch, fan, ice: When the lights went out, I was…