Motivating Motivation

Balls to the Walls:

In aviation, the throttles (or power levers) are usually sticks with ball shaped ends. When a pilot wants full power, he moves the throttle forward towards the front wall of the cockpit. Thus, “balls to the walls” meant “full power”.

When you take a risk, or doing something that you normally would be not inclined to do; doing something dangerous some may see as foolish or ‘crazy’; just doing ‘it’

When a group of people create a team or group that dominates all other competition. This group has become a dynasty and unbeatable. “Balls to the Walls” = Victorious

When Kim takes on the 2011 Breakthrough Novel competition with her novel The Nephilim Threat.  126 pages of editing to be done by January 16, waiting for appointed awesome friends to read through and give their feedback, and submitting the final draft on January 24.

Balls to the walls, ladies and gents, Balls to the Walls.



  1. You can do it! We should give you a call sign like “ace” or something much more creative!!!

  2. Where’s my copy Kim?! 😦

  3. Hey, yeah! There’s a lot more peer editing to be done if the 24th is the due date!

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