August 7

Birthdays: Garrison Keillor (1942), Betsy Byars (1928)

Tip: Professional jealousy exists. Try not to let it control you. If a friend gets better contracts, etc. than you, be happy for them. Celebrate their success.

Thought for the day: “Trust your instincts. The longer you write, the sharper they become.” – Dee Holmes

Jumpstart: An asteroid is going to hit Earth and there are only enough ships and room on the moon for a small portion of the population. You’re the person who has to choose. How do you do it and who do you save?