When you woke up this morning, you may not have thought about it. As you hurry through your day, you may, for a moment, forget it. But know it is always true — You are a god. A wonder. A perfect spiritual being living out a divine destiny. AND YOU KICK ASS. Too often we judgeContinue reading “You Are A God”
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Everything You Want is on the Other Side of … Sugar?
Now, all my life I’ve loved sugar and the sweet foods that contain it. And in a very real way, I think a life where you couldn’t enjoy an ice cream cone, or a birthday cake, or a piece of chocolate would be sorely lacking. That said, I’m enjoying feeling better than I’ve ever feltContinue reading “Everything You Want is on the Other Side of … Sugar?”
Cover for My First Book!
I’m releasing my first book, How To Come Alive: A Guidebook To Living the Life of Your Dreams in October and I wanted to share the cover with you. It was made by the talented Sarah Cerulean (my sister). The book is coming along nicely and will be available in e-book and paperback formats. ItContinue reading “Cover for My First Book!”
Are You Willing to Look Like a Fool for Your BIG Dream?
Would you be willing to fall flat on your face while moving toward your dreams? Because honestly, if you would not, I don’t see you making it in the long run. Harsh? Yes, very. But I believe more and more that the fear that stops most people is only born of a desire to alwaysContinue reading “Are You Willing to Look Like a Fool for Your BIG Dream?”
Is ‘Release Day’ an Outdated Term for Self-Published Books?
I am planning the release of my first book at the end of the month and I have a problem — I don’t have a burning desire to email everyone I’ve ever met, Tweet 24-7 about my “GREAT DEAL! ON AMAZON! CHEEP!”, or prime my fans to buy it on day one or else, I’llContinue reading “Is ‘Release Day’ an Outdated Term for Self-Published Books?”
Welcome to September — Start Your Engines
Awesome author Catherine Ryan Howard (who you should be following) said, “But what I really love about September is that it’s a fresh start, a perfect little package of time between now and New Year’s Eve in which you have every chance of achieving your goals and sauntering smugly into 2014 with a smile on your face.Continue reading “Welcome to September — Start Your Engines”
Bumbling Toward Greatness
If you have been trying to change your life, to start a new habit, health regiment, or novel — and it’s all been going to shit — take heart. If your loan application was turned down, your long-term steady left you after you started talking marriage and kids, or if your amazing new group attractedContinue reading “Bumbling Toward Greatness”
Ten Ways to Improve One Sentence
Warning: insane writers only need apply. “They brought him no sweet lullabies, indeed, the heavy air of the stifling little room sang only with the slight ringing of ghost trumpets, each calling him toward an inescapable future.” — Averil, pondering a sword and a gift from a magical being, in Other Gods Okay — IContinue reading “Ten Ways to Improve One Sentence”
The Super Secret, #1 Tip for Greatness: Action
Graphic by the great Austin Kleon That it. Just one word, one idea. No long list, no thirty-seven bullet points, just — this: THE SECRET TO GREATNESS Action. I’ve been trying a lot of things this year, but in the end it has all led to this moment. This typing, this game plan to livingContinue reading “The Super Secret, #1 Tip for Greatness: Action”
How Often Should You Publish a Book?
Or perhaps the real question is, how often should you self publish a book? If you’re like me, you use to think of book releases as these nebulous, once-in-a-blue-moon happenings (when the stars aligned and the book publishers were feeling frisky). But now, if you’re a self published author, you are only constrained by how fastContinue reading “How Often Should You Publish a Book?”