Monday Motivation: At the heart of story, a wretched conundrum

Wow! I feature in a Monday Motivation for writers. Honoured.

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Paul Smith was a business owner who devoted 80 hours a week to keeping the business afloat. (That is, as you will see, an apt metaphor.) The work was so demanding, and the Great Recession so crippling, that he found himself managing a bankrupt business, and presiding over a dysfunctional marriage.

When things were falling apart, he sought work as the groundsman on a large canal marina, and took up residence, sans wife and family, on a venerable and clapped out narrowboat called James.

He had no money, he had no resources, he had no partner to shoulder the burden of failure.

Slowly he started putting his life together once again…

Tracy had everything going for her. A husband she adored. A baby she would have given her life for. A vital, energetic and beautiful woman, she lived with her family on an…

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About Tracy Todd

Although I need a wheelchair to get around, it is most certainly NOT what defines my essence as a woman. I am also a mother, teacher, wannabe writer and an inspirational speaker with a positive outlook on life.
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2 Responses to Monday Motivation: At the heart of story, a wretched conundrum

  1. Thembisile says:

    Being a quadriplegic myself after a horrific car accident…..I can imagine what Pumla is going through. Tracy…you are truly an angel, your story inspires me to never let my disability defines my future……I am going to further my engineering studies. Thank you Tracy!!!!!!

  2. Maureen Ferreira says:

    Awesome Tracy – I have such respect for you! I cant wait for the publication of your book and I’m sure you are going to touch and inspire soooo many more people with it! Keep up the good fight!🙂

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