The Ultimate Guide to Writing Your First Book

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How to Get Thousands of Page views and Hundreds of Subscribers by Publishing on Medium

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You’re overwhelmed. Every day, you come across blog post after blog post preaching the hottest tip, trick, or tactic for growing your blog. You’d think so many options would be helpful, but you end up with nothing more than an endless reading list, and the information overload makes you indecisive. You know you need to find […]

Why Now is the Best Time in Human History to be a Writer (and How to Take Advantage of it)

Imagine making a few hundred bucks with a click of a button… Would you be interested in doing that? Of course, you would. Why do I bring it up? Becuase I’ve done it. More than once. After writing for a few years, I’m finally making (what I consider) a good income with writing. You can […]

Audience, Influence, and Income – The Truth Behind Writing Success in 2017

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain Can I tell you the truth? Most advice about writing is b.s. You’re not going to make “six figures in six weeks.” Ain’t gonna happen. Anyone promising to make you wealthy overnight is pulling the wool over your eyes. You can, […]

5 Powerful Quotes on Writing to Help You Get Unstuck, Find Inspiration, and Write Your Ass Off

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I get it. Writing isn’t easy. Building a writing career? That’s even more difficult. You’re not always feeling it. You’re afraid of failure (or success). Maybe you feel like quitting altogether. I’ve been there. I practically bathe in quotes to motivate myself in my writing career and my life. Here are a few of my […]

How to Stop Feeling Like a Wannabe and Turn Pro in Your Writing Career

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“If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), “Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.” – Steven Pressfield I know what you’re thinking. You write, but you don’t think you’re a real writer. The […]

7 Insanely Useful Books That Helped My Writing Career in Many Ways

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I eat people’s brains… I love to crack open their skulls and peek into the inner workings of their mind. Metaphorically, of course. Reading feeds your brain, fosters creativity, and makes you a better writer. “To be a great writer, you need to be a great reader.” – Thousands of writers. Today I wanted to […]

How to Write Even When You Don’t Feel Like Writing

  I get it… Some days you just don’t feel like writing. The inspiration isn’t there and you feel like you don’t have anything important to say. Your writing career is on the back burner because you have so many other things to do with — your job, your kids, your life, everything. You keep telling […]

7 Things You Must Give Up to Become a Successful Writer

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Can you hear that? Pop. It’s the sound of me bursting your bubble. I started a blog to help other writers because I know it’s possible to succeed. Encouragement helps, but sometimes a cold splash of truth is what it takes to get people in motion. I’m going to tell you the truth today. Are […]

How to Keep On Writing (Even if You Feel Like a Fraud)

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Admit it, you feel like a fraud.  You have dreams of building a writing career you love, but when you compare yourself to real writers, you can’t help but feel like you’re just pretending to be one. Sure, you write every day, but it doesn’t compare to the writers you admire — not even close. […]

5 Concrete Milestones You Can Use to Track Your Success as an Online Writer

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Everybody wants to start a blog and be an online writer these days. Many people do start blogs — a few with success, and most with none. If you’re in the beginning stages of building a blog, you have a ton to learn. If you stay the course, you will learn, and you’ll be amazed […]