In a world of hustle and more hustle, what are the benefits of taking time off? My friend and fellow online entrepreneur, Bob Lotich, is here to tell us about his experience of taking time off, and the rich harvest it reaps.
We don’t fake it till we make it. We believe it till we become it. And it takes the right environment and the right people to help make that happen.
If you know your craft well enough, almost any tool will do. Yes, better tools can lead to better work. But a true master doesn’t need the best tools to create great art. Better writing tools don’t make you a better writer. Better writing does.
I am a big fan of self-publishing. There’s never been a better time for writers to get their words out into the world without waiting for permission from gatekeepers.
But what if you still dream about a traditional book deal with a Big Five publisher?
We all want to matter and make a difference. But what happens when we eventually make that difference? Do we pin our self-worth on that achievement or do we acknowledge the grace and gratitude of every moment of our journey?
Lots of people will tell you to “write that book.” I used to be one of them. Not anymore. I don’t think you should rush to write that book. In fact, I am taking the opposite approach and saying don’t write that book. Here are all the circumstances under which you should absolutely not write that book.
This week, we’re closing registration for my latest course, Write a Bestseller. This is an A-to-Z program on how to research, write, edit, package, publish, and launch a book. Not only that, I’ll teach you how to bake the marketing of your book—whether it’s fiction, nonfiction, memoir, advice, or how-to—right into the book itself so […]
Most people want to write a book, but few actually do, and that’s not a surprise to most of us. Of those who do become authors, very few go on to write books that sell more than a handful of copies. Why is this?
How do you know when you’re done with a creative project? You don’t. Not really. Here’s what you need to do in order to end the process of writing a book well.
Whether you write for a traditional publisher or yourself as a self-publisher, the same rules of doing the work apply. You need to decide on a container for your art. These restraints will give you clarity and guidance. Mostly, they come in the form of genres and word counts.