This blog post is a continuation of a post published on March 16, 2021, entitled The Secret to Getting Your Written Words on the Page. And since this follow-up post has been a long time in coming, I'm going to get right to the chase. I'm going to address those strategies I've observed others utilizing and … Continue reading The Secret to Getting Your Written Words on the Page – Part 2
Do you want to know what the secret of my success is for beginning the physical process of a written work -- the actual pen to paper or hand to keyboard written action of the writing process? Well, I hate to burst your bubble right off the bat, but I have no secret sauce for … Continue reading The Secret to Getting Your Written Words on the Page
I'm soooooo tired of hearing content creators say that you can't write about everything or at least write on the topics that are most important to you. I simply built up an immunity to hearing things such as: You have to niche down in order to grow, because you can't appeal to everyone. And the … Continue reading Blogging Truths Be Told: Writing About Everything?
If I were to define "the right stuff", I'd have to explain it as the "stuff" you're good at, you enjoy doing, and that's most important. So, when I think about going back to natural basics in content and product creation, I'm forced to pay attention to those activities that will hit all three criteria … Continue reading Back to Natural Basics (in Content Creation): Focus on the Right Stuff
Earlier this week, I had a strange phenomenon greet me and, surprisingly, it involved my self-published book. I announced in a previous post that I would be participating in some "strength training" for my voice in preparation for creating the audio book for Playground . . . I mentioned that I would be reading my book … Continue reading Reliving the Fears from Your Writing Process
There are so many valuable lessons that I've learned throughout this writing process (some about how to write and the majority about myself as I write). I've shared many of them with you along the way. However, today's post is an effort to bring the main insights of this continuing saga into a more condensed … Continue reading Writing Momentum (Part Two)
I can't believe that I'm at week 10 already. Can I ask time to slow down a bit? Please? Okay, that was a rhetorical question in which I already know the answer. Time stands still for no man. So, I guess I'd better keep plugging right along with it. Week 9... week 9... what can … Continue reading Outlining and Self-Publishing
I have to admit that this is not my first "start at writing my first book" rodeo. I've been around the Writer's Block before but didn't officially settle in and take up residence at that point in time. Now, I can firmly say that, with my second attempt, things feel much more homey this time … Continue reading Newly Written Beginnings