Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

3 Reasons You’ll Never Write That Book

3 Reasons You’ll Never Write that Book

You didn’t do it.

You said you were going to. You thought about it, dreamed about it, imagined what people would say when you finally did it. But here you are, still having not written a book.

So why didn’t you do it?

Why I Created a Conference in a World of Too Many Conferences

Why I Created a Conference in a World of Too Many Conferences

The world doesn’t need another conference. There are enough summits and meet ups and festivals to last a few lifetimes. And we certainly don’t need another writers’ conference.

But what there may be room for, what we just might need, is not another busy extravaganza with every minute of the schedule packed to the max, but rather, a place to breathe and be. An experience that leaves you changed.

114: An Embarrassing Confession About This Year’s Tribe Conference

114: An Embarrassing Confession About This Year's Tribe Conference

This week on The Portfolio Life, Andy Traub and I talk about how this event was created to help writers, artists, and creative entrepreneurs grow their craft and get the attention their work deserves.

Most Conferences Are a Waste of Money… Unless You Do This

Why You Should Attend a Conference (and What to Do When You Get There)

When I first started trying to write for a living, I kept hearing people talk about conferences. But what was I, a shy guy who didn’t like being around too many people, going to do at a conference?

113: Great Writers Are Risk Takers

113: Great Writers are Risk-Takers

This week on The Portfolio Life, Andy Traub and I discuss wrestling with the tension of playing it safe and taking risks, and why taking risks are necessary to improve yourself as a writer.