Why Every Writer Needs A Team

As a writer, hours are spent on a lonely canvas spilling out your thoughts, hopes, dreams, and stories. Some aspects of writing are very isolated, but the truth is, you are in the storytelling business. No business succeeds with just one person. Steve Jobs built Apple around this concept. Stephen King would be the first to tell you he’d be nowhere…

How To Avoid Living The Most Boring Story Ever

Wake up. Shower. Grab coffee. Skip breakfast. Brush teeth. Out the door. Get to work. Stare at screens all morning. Lunch. Stare at more screens all afternoon. Go home. Dinner. Stare at more screens all night. Go to bed.   Sadly, this describes the lives of millions of people. No wonder many count down days until retirement. This is NOT living. You…

Improving Focu…Errr Shiny Object…Focus

You are completely capable of being focused. But for some reason, you’re…oh look a squirrel! What’s going on here? Instead of making excuses, let’s figure it out by asking a couple questions. Are you sleep deprived?  I see a lot of parents nodding their heads here. A few night owls are in agreement too. Well, this picture tells a story.…

The First Step Toward A Better Life

The online world has quickly become a huge part of how we spend our time in the real world. With the click of a button, we are instantly taken to a place where highlight reels spin all day long and we receive instant gratification. And as a result, we are multitasking ourselves until we are in a state of constant confusion. More devices. More apps. More…

Ice Cream Is The Secret To Your Success

Photo by Seaturtle (creative commons) Do you like ice cream? Of course you do. Who doesn’t like ice cream?! What’s your favorite flavor? Maybe it’s rocky road or chocolate chip cookie dough. Or maybe you don’t even have a favorite. If you are like me, you might have several favorites. If you are given the choice of ANY kind of…