Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

029: The Secret Behind a Million-Dollar Kickstarter: Adam Greene’s Bibliotheca [Podcast]

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Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing book designer Adam Greene who was the mastermind behind the million-dollar Kickstarter campaign, Bibliotheca.

Why I Will Never Use Microsoft Word Again

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I wasted years of my life doing all my writing on Microsoft Word. But that’s all over now. I have finally seen the light.

After hearing so many writers I respect (people like Michael Hyatt and Andy Traub) talk about the magic of Scrivener, a word processor designed for serious writing projects, I decided to give it a go.

I had no idea what I was missing.

028: Family First: Managing the Tension Between Work and Family [Podcast]

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Balancing the demands of work and family isn’t easy. If we’re not careful, things quickly become unbalanced and the scale tips too far. Work can consume or time and attention. Boundaries and communication are vital when it comes to making family your priority.

How to Overcome Writer’s Block: 14 Tricks That Work

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It happens to every writer. It’s inevitable. Eventually, you come to the end of yourself when your prose has turned to mush and you feel like throwing in the towel.

Writer’s block. Every writer ultimately struggles with it. How do you overcome it?

027: There is No Easy Button: Johnny B. Truant & Sean Platt on Self-Publishing [Podcast]

027: There is No Easy Button: An Interview with Johnny Truant and Sean Platt [Podcast]

Write what you love and money will follow. As writers, we can be tempted to believe that myth. It simply isn’t true. Along with writing what we love comes a lot of hard work.