Tag: writing

The Insanely Easy Way to Write a Book

You’re married. You’ve got kids. You work a full-time job. How on earth can you write a book now too with your full schedule? Most folks say get up early, and this works well for some. Those who are night owls and want to stay up late and sleep in late. Both options don’t really work well with having a…

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…

The Modern Day Rules For Writing (And Why I Break Them)

  Photo by dbbent (Creative Commons) These are the rules of writing today: 1. Have a blog and post at least 2-3 times a week. My rule: I now only write when I have something important to say.  2. Build up web traffic (via Facebook and Twitter) promoting yourself.   My rule: Sure I do this some, but I don’t schedule…

How To (Or How Not To) Write an Ebook

It’s been a while and I know it’s time to write. I’m a little cranky, and something is missing. Not to mention there are goals to meet and stories to tell. Push the power button and hear no sound. Look for and eventually find the power supply. Push the power button again and hear a chime. Now there is a…