One Harsh Truth That Will Make You A Better Writer

I know dozens of aspiring writers. They think of themselves as writers, they introduce themselves as writers at parties, they know that deep inside, they have the heart of a writer. The only thing they’re missing is that minor final step, where they actually fucking write things. David Wong What is this writing thing, anyway… Continue reading

Rule #1: Never Do Creative Work For Free

We will not solve problems before we are paid. Our thinking is our highest value product; we will not part with it without appropriate compensation. ~The Win Without Pitching Manifesto by Blair Enns. This quote comes from a severely underpriced book that will renovate your universe. You will learn how to charge for your thinking, charge more overall,… Continue reading

What Storytelling Can Teach You About Seducing Clients (and 5 Ways To Get Started)

A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man.   from The Hero With A Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell… Continue reading

Get Paid To Be Goofy: The Manual

I got a big, metaphorical slap the other day. You see…my writing style can be unconventional and prone to flights of fancy. Ancient worlds, fictional characters and fantasy storylines caress my mind as I’m trying to think about serious stuff and I can’t not put that in. That’s why I started this blog. It allows… Continue reading