“There are other things to think about, you know,” Paul Verhoven, the director of RoboCop, said in this article which is about his new book — on Jesus.
This made me think of the John Lennon lyric: “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”
As an exercise:
What else does your main character think about when not worrying about achieving their dream? Does it run parallel with their dream or interfere with it? Is it a situation of want versus need – where their dream is really just something they want, while the other thing is what they really need? How do they reconcile this?
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