I’m languishing here in durance vile on a beautiful island where the Christmas lights are strung on palm trees, eating crab by the pound and working on my writing. It’s a tough life, but I know I have to suffer for my art.
Meanwhile, Holly Jahangiri has been posting at The Next Goal about the qualities of a winner. I recommend them to your attention.
She takes as her text the Boy Scout Law.
A Scout is:
- and Reverent.
The words aren’t all links to posts because some of them are grouped together in one post, but they’re all covered. And, of course, a winner follows the Boy Scout Motto: Be Prepared.
I’m sorry, Holly, but it’s inevitable that I add this:
Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to do some more tough research for a story I’m writing about a woman trapped in Paradise.
WRITING PROMPT: Did your main character belong to a youth organization like the Scouts? Why or why not? If so, what did he or she learn from it?