Archive for Gratitude

Happy New Year Fans and Friends!

Posted in A Writer's Life, Just For Fun! with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 12-31-2010 by jeffreymartinsnovels

It hardly seems this year is about to end, but indeed that is the case. I wanted to take this time to thank everyone who has filled their days and sometimes  their nights (Hehe) with reading my novels,  short stories, and visiting my site on a weekly basis. You truly are loyal fans and friends. Your excitement to read my work keeps my motivation to create at  its highest peak.

This year has been bountiful, and not just with the recent publications but also in my personal life. I have healthy children and a loving wife who continue to support my vision and understand why writing is so important to me. I also have to send kudos out to my new relationship with Cold Moon Press. Our goals almost seemed to mirror each other, and I know through time–and hard work–success is sure to find us.

Okay, before I get too teary-eyed (lol… yeah, like that’s going to happen), I will just end this with a few thoughts to everyone out there. 1.) Always follow your dreams.  2.) Never let anyone tell you something’s impossible. 3.) Live your life like there’s no tomorrow…because one of these days, there won’t be…

Happy New Year and stay safe this Holiday Season… (Yes, a mini public service announcement.)

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What Are You Thankful For?

Posted in A Writer's Life, Just For Fun! with tags , , , , , , , , , on 11-26-2010 by jeffreymartinsnovels

Thanksgiving. What a great way to kick off the holiday season. A day devoted to being thankful for the blessings we have in our lives.

This year, I have a lot to be thankful for. I’ve got a supportive family, a rewarding job, and a comfortable home. And this year has been great for me as a writer, too: I’ve had a few short stories published and, most recently, a novel.  I’ve also been blessed with a wonderful reader base of fans and bookstores that believe in my work. Not much more that a working writer could ask for!

As you heat up your left over turkey today or head out to sales at the mall, just remember that gratitude should be year round. So what are you thankful for?