Thanks to Twitter’s How We’ll Prompt for the inspiration. The sleek bullet train slid to a stop in the downtown shopping center at precisely 8:00 pm. The warm yellow glow from the conductor’s cabin pierced the dull muted greys of city life, beckoning to the adventurous with promises of something exciting to be found just […]
Month: January 2016
Recently, a discussion took place with some ladies I know. One of them felt very discouraged that she couldn’t get her loved ones to believe in her dreams. They seemed intent on pointing out all the obstacles and couldn’t share her vision. It’s a situation I understand well, because I have been there myself. I […]
Three days ago, it’s hard to believe, we launched the most ambitious crowdfunding campaign of our lives. It wasn’t just the project – to bring a reality tv show based on writing to the airwaves. It was also the amount of money needed to do it – $1.5 million dollars. Today, with just $5 in […]
In 2013, shortly after starting up a writer’s group, I put out a survey to my writers. What was their number one hurdle in finishing a book? The answer was most often finding time. Three months later, I introduced my third book in six months: The Write Time.
Imagine you got up to get a drink of water and couldn’t. The water that flowed from your pipes was undrinkable, contaminated with lead and feces and heavy metals blended into a nightmarish toxic chemical smoothie. The water wasn’t even healthy enough to bathe in.
Sometimes writers put off writing because they think it’s going to be too hard. They think about writing 60,000 words and they get overwhelmed by the numbers and their inspiration dries up and withers away. I will share with you my experiences.
Within just a few minutes of posting the first update to the 40 Day Writer Reality TV Series campaign, the first donation came in, and more people began following. While this donation was just $5 (thank you to Kevin Levine , it was a further validation of the fact that there were people who were […]
It took me three weeks to flesh out a plan. Three more to assemble a team. Three days to create the campaign. Three seconds to launch it. And all along the way, I trembled and shook at the power the vision I held in my head had to change not only my life, but every […]
I’ve dealt with the hurdle of a lack of experience and I’ve talked about why it’s important that you get out there and write your story, now I’m going to address your insecurities about your writing abilities and why that should not stop you from writing a book. Plus, I’ll share with you strategies for […]
The hardest obstacle for most writers to overcome is figuring out where to start. Today, I’m going to outline a process that I’ve been using for some time and that I find works well for me. It’s just five steps long, but these powerful five steps will give you a path forward and allow you […]