A couple of weeks back I went through one of those bleak times every writer occasionally suffers through…
Yesterday the latest Productivity post looked at high end dreams – mission and vision statements. This post applies passion to those big dreams, and then gets into planning the strategy to get to those missions.
This was one of my writing companions for the morning, a kookaburra who wasn't sitting in the old gum tree behind him.
For whatever reason, I consider the steady gaze of a non-judgemental large bird (and the fact he's discounted me as a food source) comforting as I tap out some GMC statements for a story.
How to Create Word of Mouth Marketing For Your Books? Be Awesome. Dan Blank’s latest post at We Grow Media tells me that word of mouth marketing is not about growing more followers, or sending out dozens of tweets, or…
It’s simply about looking after the readers we have, by being awesome. This seems easy enough, because it’s something we all enjoy doing.
This post is participating in the 10 Day Writing Blogger Challenge, Day Eight.
The alternative prompt for this challenge asks us to Pay it Forward, and profile another writer’s blog post with our response. Today I’m profiling Gabriela Pereira’s excellent site, DIYMFA, but ranting against the whole Reading Like a Writing message found on a must-bookmark post.
The Day One prompt for the 10 Day Writing Blogger Challenge. The day’s linky list signup is below.
This video is the first of a 2013 lecture series by Brandon Sanderson, provided as a lecture course by Scott Ashton, who has Brandon's permission to film the lectures and provide them via YouTube and the fantasy genre website, Write About Dragons.
We’ve all heard the phrase – “Work Life Balance” – in fact, I’m pretty sure my partner’s corporation still contains that phrase as an organisational motto. But maybe the balance part of this term needs changing – to blend.
The same concept is possible with writing, which is, of course, work – and hard brain-numbing work at that. It can be applied to anything we have passion for.