He’s going to be embarrassed by this post. But he’ll get over it. I love Zach Bohannon like a brother. Outside of my immediate family, he’s on the short list of people I’d call if … Continue reading Let me tell you how we first met.
Maslow’s Hierarchy can be used in so many ways, and in this episode, J. and Zach look at a Bain study from the Harvard Business Review and discuss how it can apply to independent authors. … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 65 – The Pyramid for Products and Services
In the monthly health segment, J. asks Rachael about her sacred space. And yet again they find another special connection. Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ J.’s Author Services – https://theauthorlife.com/editing/ What’s your answer to … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 116: Where is your sacred space?
I’m not sharing this to elicit sympathy from you. I’m not asking for your condolences. On October 5, 2018, my seventy-year-old father was diagnosed with cancer. He passed away on October 28, 2018. It doesn’t … Continue reading Memento mori – The ways you don’t want to live.
There’s always something to learn by studying the masters which is what the guys do today as they dive deep into the Pixar rules of storytelling. You will discover: Some exciting things coming up on … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 64 – The Pixar Rules of Storytelling
Rachael is struggling with prioritizing her non-writing tasks and J. is feeling the same pinch. Maybe it’s time to hire some help. Rachael’s Query Letter Service – http://rachaelherron.com/query/ J.’s Author Services – https://theauthorlife.com/editing/ What’s your … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 115: Is it time for a VA?
You’re not listening. Nobody does. We’re all too busy clicking and tapping and raging. Follows and likes and hearts and more meaningless holes in our life-force bucket. It’s usually right in front of you, the … Continue reading The past is whispering in your ear, but you’re not listening.
We’ve all heard “show, don’t tell,” but what does that mean? Join J. and Zach as they discuss the Robert McKee technique of exposition as ammunition along with examples. You will discover: Some of the … Continue reading The Career Author Podcast: Episode 63 – Exposition as Ammunition (Show, Don’t Tell)
After a cheery hello and welcoming the additional daylight, Rachael asks J. about “going with your gut” as a writer and they discuss ways to bring your life experience to the page. Rachael’s Query Letter … Continue reading The Writer’s Well Episode 114: How and when do you use your intuition?
New phone. New car. New wife. New life. New everything. I’ve accepted the fact that this is the culture we’ve created. Props to the Baby Boomers who started this, but I can’t place all of … Continue reading Your things own you—a perspective on minimalism.