Buy the book

Buy the book

Businesses make things: books, logo-making services, games, fruit snacks. If you want to make a living out of creative work, you also are going to have to produce something—with confidence that it’ll bring enough value to people that they’ll buy it.  You see,...
More than luck

More than luck

It’s easy to think that success comes with luck—and it does, to a degree. Some of the most famous films, books, art pieces are not the best in history, but they landed just right in their time and had enough quality to endure. The classic example of “lucky” success is...
Put the shovel in the ground

Put the shovel in the ground

Alright. You wanna follow your dreams. You wanna stop dilly-dallying and start something TODAY. Here’s our problem: “something” is way too vague of a word to act upon. Instead of saying, “Let’s do something for our dreams,” try “I’m gonna sit down and write for ten...
Doctors don’t get doctor’s block!

Doctors don’t get doctor’s block!

Work. Work is assembling car headboards all night. Work is frying potatoes at McDonald’s and trying to resist the urge to reach into the boiling oil and snatch out a few. Work is heading to the office for eight hours answering phone calls from angry customers. Your...
Get in the back door

Get in the back door

“I’m just trying to save up so I can move back to Tennessee and get a degree. Then I can be a professional writer.” We’ve probably all heard or said thinks somewhat like this—I need to do this before I can do the real thing I wanna do. Though that’s often an excuse...
Just Jump! Orson Scott Card Highlight

Just Jump! Orson Scott Card Highlight

If you read this blog, you’ve probably noticed that I talk lot about following your dreams. A big hesitation we probably all have to jumping up and pursuing our dreams is: “I have too many.” That’s fair. Right now I’m training to become a novelist, but I also really...

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