Learn to Love the Work, or Do Something Else (and Other Lessons on Enduring Greatness)

Enduring Greatness

When you’re trying to prove a point and the opposite result happens, you’re left with an interesting dilemma. I was intentionally not trying to hit a bestsellers list with Real Artists Don’t Starve, because I was focusing on the long game instead of the short-lived success.

But in spite of my efforts, the book debuted on The Wall Street Journal Best Sellers List at #6.

Do you know what I did when I heard that news?

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Blog Your Way to a Traditional Book Deal: Interview with Erin Odom

Blog Your Way to a Traditional Book Deal: Interview with Erin Odom

Not long ago, Erin and her family were in poverty. Today, she has a successful writing business reaching countless people with her work that was 7 years in the making.

In January of 2011, she had a 2-year old and a newborn. Her family was barely making ends meet. Erin’s husband was teaching high school Spanish, she was working several jobs, and they were dangerously close to foreclosing on an out-of-state home.

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