stories about facing fear

by Clint Adams


Historical fiction
The stars are infallible; one’s true destiny cannot be altered. Or can it?
"You must discover the cause of your unhappiness by the end of this year…or you will not live to see the next.” Disgusted and disbelieving, 34-year old Paul Jacobson dismisses what he’s told by a Greenwich Village psychic. Only days later though, while running in the New York City Marathon, Paul’s mind leads him back…to a past he’s never known. This journey begins the race for his life.
Teen/Young Adult
Currently #1-ranked in Korea (Teen Visionary Fiction) “What if time runs out?” is the question that makes 14-year old Miguel Estes sweat almost every night. Life's short. Have you done all you want?
Now TOP TEN-ranked for tenth-straight month in Korea (Teen Visionary Fiction) Who wouldn’t want to be fearless? After overcoming a fear-filled life, 13-year old Miguel Estes uncovers life’s most potent and debilitating fear while sprinting his way to freedom.
Now TOP TEN-ranked for tenth-straight month in Korea (Teen Visionary Fiction) Miguel is unique. He has a lifetime measured by days not years; he happens to live with E.B., but he spends little time thinking about it. For Miguel, living with fear is far more deadly than this fatal disease could ever be.
Amazon/France TOP-TEN-ranked (Action & Adventure) over 7-consecutive months. Now out of print, but still available via special order at all book retailers.
È facile, è la verità: la vita inizia soltanto quando la paura è eliminata.
Fiktion: Jugendlicher
Das einzige Hindernis zwischen Ihnen und Ihr Schicksal ist Angst. Beseitigen Sie Angst...und Sie werden Ihr Traum leben.
Romanzi per Adoloscenti ed Adulti
Una lezione per Miguel, per tutti: Una persona che non ha paura di morte, non ha paura.

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The time is NOW.

May 19, 2009

Tags: Timing, Opportunities, Fear

“I’ll get around to it.” “Not just yet.” “The timing isn’t quite right.”
It’s true, there’s a time for everything. But there’s no such thing as the PERFECT time. It doesn’t exist. The older I get, the more I believe that the “perfect” time for something is when an opportunity presents itself. It may not return.
In my opinion, it all comes back to that dreaded f-word. No, not that one. Fear. The only reason opportunities slip away and never revisit is because we let them. I guess this is logical reasoning if you plan on living into your mid-200s. Good luck with that, by the way.
As for me, I could be out of here tomorrow. So could you. So could Paris Hilton (Don’t cheer…that’s just mean). Although I’ve written and published several books, I never did finish one I began over a decade-and-a-half ago. I was too afraid. Yep, that’s the reason. And since I don’t bathe in the fountain of youth, I guess my birthdays are numbered.
Do or die, I will finally finish this current manuscript (THE SEVENTH RITUAL) by the end of summer, because it’s time has come. So has mine…to be unafraid. I highly recommend the same to you, you won’t regret it. Take your turn…and goooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!