Grace under Pressure

I knew it would be only a matter of time before FPP showed up on Absolute Write.

One author kindly asked for information.

Suddenly everyone wants to see the numbers, has advise and wants to know what we are doing about distribution.

Whew…lots of typing. I’m trying to craft my words well here. It’s tough trying to do this with such a small amount of people. But it is something we believe in. So we work hard and keep up a good face. I haven’t been on this end of the Bewares and Background Checks spectrum, but I expected. It’s not as if I haven’t posted scam warnings myself on that very board.

The early days of a business…the third start up I’ve worked on in my short life, fourth if you count my past life as wife of a husband involved with a startup. It’s a rush, a panic. There are lots of happy faces. You have keep those happy faces going and at first it’s not pretty.

You see millionaire entrepreneurs start up new things all the time. The rest of us have to start out small. We’re hoping to grow and we are working to grow. I know that’s not enough for everyone.

-Sarah beware, I have been generous up until now, but I can be cruel.

-Generous, what have you done that’s generous?

-Everything! Everything that you wanted, I have done. You asked that the child be taken, I took him. You cowered before me, I was frightening. I have reordered time. I have turned the world upside down, and I have done it all for you! I am exhausted from living up to your expectations, isn’t that generous?David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly – Labyrinth


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