One Night a Boy had a Dream

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It was one day in the year 1961, whilst driving home after the South African Grand Prix in East London, that the young boy told his father that Jim Clark (see featured picture at top of page) would one day be the champion driver of the world. The young boy was in a bad mood, because the young Clark had beaten his hero, Stirling Moss. And for the next few years the young South African boy followed the rising Scot star’s ascending career with great interest and pride. So that the new shooting star eventually usurped the place of the now retired old hero, Moss after his near fatal accident at Goodwood, UK…until it too was tragically extinguished in a minor race at Hockenheim, Germany in 1968.

And that night in the “early sixties”, the young boy lay on his bed and read the race program, over again and again. Then he fell asleep and dreamt, peacefully, blissfully. Perhaps one day… one sunny day…

“If you can dream it, then you can DO it!”

from https://totheendoftherainbow.wordpress.com/

and  my books Stirling and The Victory Lap (Amazon ebooks and paperbacks)

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http://www.amazon.com/Victory-Yellow-White-Helmets-Greatest-ebook/dp/B00BD9HLC2

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
PPS
All our dreams can come true…if we have the desire (burning), determination, courage, passion, persistence and patience* to pursue them (and it’s often through the very dark places where they may lead)…long enough.”

Climb Every Mountain, Chase Every Dream

A Writer's Dream(s)

All our dreams can come true…if we have the desire (burning), determination, courage, passion, persistence and patience* to pursue them (and it’s often through the very dark places where they may lead)…long enough.”
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from https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2014/11/11/all-our-dreams-can-come-trueif-we-have-the-desire-burning-courage-passion-persistence-and-patience-to-pursue-themlong-enough/

and https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

“Climb every mountain, chase every dream”

Picture (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

from http://www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com http://www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com and http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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The Aim of a new book

LIFE is God's Novel: A Book (or three or four or TEN) being written as "life unfolds"

The aim:

To write and share

* a story

* with a message

* spirit (spiritual growth)

* themes of hope and faith

* love (now you have to include a bit of romance here, “Mr Mills and Boon”

* hope for a better world

Perhaps the story is the story!

Fact or fiction???

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“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”

"I Want to Write a Book!"

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“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”
– Robert Benchley

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/the-writing-life/

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

“A writers dreams” from http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com and http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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The Writing Life

Thoughts along the Writing Journey:

“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”
– Robert Benchley

from
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Just published at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B012TW7NEM

and the paperback is at  http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Life-Thoughts-along-Journey/dp/1515269027

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A book, a “shortie” being written “on the go”

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”

– Ernest Hemingway

from http://www.hemingwaythoughts.wordpress.com

 as “this quickly forgetting total non-techno-geek” has to keep practising on the publishing process

…to make “purrfect” (within his  limited limits)

“I’d like to tell you how wonderful I am. I’m an excellent writer. I’ve won too many awards to list. I’ve sold a bunch of books. I can do 10 push-ups without a break, and while I can’t run a four-minute mile, I can drive it in about a minute and a half…”

from https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/id-like-to-tell-you-how-wonderful-i-am-im-an-excellent-writer-ive-won-too-many-awards-to-list-ive-sold-a-bunch-of-books-i-can-do-10-push-ups-without-a-3/

Life is far too important (a subject) to be taken too seriously”

“Do not go where the path
may lead, go instead where there
is no path and leave a trail.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”

–           Colette

Story of my ‘little life’!

from http://www.craiglockbooks.com

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

Wainui-Beach-photo-by-Dave-Beard

“A writer’s dreams”

http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

Writers Block: What is It and How Can One Overcome It (from Creative Writing and Book Publishing Course 1998)?

Craig's Writing Articles

Article Title: Writers Block: What is It and How Can One Overcome It (from Creative Writing and Book Publishing Course 1998)?
from http://www.selfgrowth.com/user/1247601/edit/articles

Author Name: Craig Lock
Category (key words): Writing, creative writing, inspiration, the writing journey, writing course, publishing, book publishing, writing tips, mind, subconscious mind (enough there for now, craig)
Websites:

http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

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Craig’s blogs with thoughts and extracts from various writings are at https://craigsblogs.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/craigs-list-of-blogs-updated-sept-2011/
Other Articles (including those on the writing journey) are available at: http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/user/15565

http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/user/15565

and http://www.ideamarketers.com/library/profile.cfm?writerid=981
(Personal growth, self help, writing, internet marketing, spiritual, ‘spiritual writings’ (how ‘airey-fairey’), words of inspiration and money management, how boring now, craig!)

Publishing Guidelines:
This article (as with all my articles) may be freely published, electronically or in print.

We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
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WRITER’S BLOCK: WHAT IS…

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“From the depth of the valleys, in the deserts of despair, there is hope… as there is the unquenchable oasis, the immense breadth and depth of the human spirit… always.”

Craig's Quotes

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“From the depth of the valleys, in the deserts of despair, there is hope… as there is the unquenchable oasis, the immense breadth and depth of the human spirit… always.”

from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com and http://www.beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

Picture (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!
web sites:

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