Happy New Year! I’m excited to bring you a new weekly series for 2021 – The Year of the Mastermind. There’s no denying the power and importance of community and that’s going to be my … Continue reading 2021 – Year of the Mastermind
By Janet Kitto This probably isn’t the first time. You’re thinking about leaving home. Maybe you’re wondering if a creative life on the road will be cheaper and easier than the life you have maintaining … Continue reading 9 Things Career Authors Don’t Do: Be Like Everyone Else
Sleep. Is there anything more nourishing than a good night’s sleep? If a little bit is good, even more will be better, right? On the other hand, most entrepreneurs like to claim they’ll sleep when … Continue reading 9 Things Career Authors Don’t Do: Sleep In
By Sacha Black Mindset is one of the hardest elements of your business to get right. When I reached the end of my first year of self-employment and reviewed the lessons I’d learned, I was … Continue reading 9 Things Career Authors Don’t Do: Have a Fixed Mindset
What are the things career authors don’t do? In this “9 Things Career Authors Don’t Do” mini-series, I’ll be sharing my experience as a career author and the habits you need to form to go … Continue reading 9 Things Career Authors Don’t Do: Make Excuses
You secretly type, “how to write a first chapter” into Google, thinking that you should already know how. But you don’t. You’re a writer. It’s embarrassing. You’ve asked your friend who sells about a gazillion … Continue reading How to Write a First Chapter: The Ultimate 2020 Guide
Zach and I have not published much fiction this year. I know it. He knows it. And so we don’t talk much about it. We haven’t done anything wrong, haven’t had a major failure or … Continue reading If you show up, the words will come.
When I was a teenager in the late 1980s, I wanted to live in Seattle in the worst way. When I saw the movie, Singles, I felt like I was missing out on something important … Continue reading Collaborating in the shadow of the Space Needle.
I’m not normal. I know this on many levels. Other people unwind by having a drink at the bar or buying a new pair of shoes. Not me. My idea of fun is a form … Continue reading I still like books.
A million a week. Maybe not a million, but a lot. I’m constantly getting ideas. For stories, for my life, for my future. As an author, I have more story ideas than I could ever … Continue reading When you get an idea, take the first bite.