For me, finishing my first novel meant trading in a job that didn't allow me time to write for one that did. This came with a big pay cut—I went from being a lawyer to being a tutor (which is what I did before I was a lawyer), but it was so worth it. You can hear more about that story in this video:
But not all steps toward completion are so dramatic. Equally important were all of the little choices I had to make along the way. Choices like:
I'll leave you with a quote from Julia Cameron about the power of creative decisions: Learn to accept the possibility that the universe is helping you with what you are doing... Expect the universe to support your dream. It will.