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When you are old enough to finally become an Earth Mars citizen, everything should be perfect. Right? Not for Liam Hoffen. He's stuck on a mining asteroid called Colony 40, helping his father work a claim that is never going to pay out. His best friend, Nick James is set for life in James' Rental business and Liam just discovered that the girl he's known forever thinks he's pretty great and now she's leaving for the Mars Naval Academy.

Liam dreams of sailing the stars. Whenever he gets the chance, he jets into space and floats, wishing to be free of the asteroid that has claimed him. What he doesn't realize is that fate is about to change everything.

Sometimes you have to lose parts of yourself to gain the stars, and Liam discovers that while it isn't easy to literally lose parts of yourself to the pirates who attacked your home, gaining the stars is worth everything.

He and Nick are a...

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Don't forget!
« on: July 02, 2013, 06:57:17 PM »

...and just remember.

"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did."
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Re: Don't forget!
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2013, 07:59:37 PM »
And there's no "check Facebook 1 million times" in perseverance, right? :-)

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Re: Don't forget!
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2013, 08:24:51 PM »
And there's no "check Facebook 1 million times" in perseverance, right? :-)

Absolutely not! But check Writer's Cafe 1 million times is permitted. Carry on.

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Re: Don't forget!
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2013, 09:11:56 PM »
Absolutely not! But check Writer's Cafe 1 million times is permitted. Carry on.

Whew. I'm okay then. ;D
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Re: Don't forget!
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2013, 09:12:53 PM »
Great perseverance quote. Here are some more I saw on Goodreads:

"Giving up is the only sure way to fail." ~ Gena Showalter

"You know what I did after I wrote my first novel? I shut up and wrote 23 more." ~ Michael Connelly

"If you can quit, then quit. If you can't quit, you're a writer." ~ R.A. Salvatore

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Re: Don't forget!
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2013, 09:58:22 PM »
Great perseverance quote. Here are some more I saw on Goodreads:

"Giving up is the only sure way to fail." ~ Gena Showalter

"You know what I did after I wrote my first novel? I shut up and wrote 23 more." ~ Michael Connelly

"If you can quit, then quit. If you can't quit, you're a writer." ~ R.A. Salvatore

Ahh, I love the one by Michael Connelly. It's sure hard to do. Pulling my hair out right now over a gigantic epic fantasy MS. *grinds teeth* Why do I tackle such difficult and complex story-lines so early in my writer experiences? (rhetorical)