Finding Your Best Path to Getting Published

Finding Your Best Path to Getting Published

  I’ve met very few people who, once I tell them I’m a ghostwriter and publishing coach, don’t say something along the lines of, “You know, I’ve got a great idea for a book.” That’s always good to hear! The world actually needs some better ideas and understanding...

I would stand and
look out over
the roofs of Paris
and think, “Do not worry.
You have always written
before and
you will write now.
All you have to do is write
one true sentence.
Write the truest sentence
that you know.”

—Ernest Hemingway
A Moveable Feast

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Five Things Writer’s Block Might Be Trying to Tell You

Five Things Writer’s Block Might Be Trying to Tell You

You can’t think yourself out of a writing block; you have to write yourself out of a thinking block. —John Rogers In its most essential form, writing is transcribing thinking onto paper. (There’s is more to it after that, but often that’s not writing, that’s editing,...

Storytelling is
the most powerful
way to put ideas
into the world today.
Stories are the creative
conversion of life itself
into a more powerful,
clearer,
more meaningful experience.
They are the currency
of human contact.

—Robert McKee

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Sri Lanka in Interesting Times

Sri Lanka in Interesting Times

There is a Chinese curse which says, “May he live in interesting times.” Like it or not we live in interesting times. They are times of danger and uncertainty; but they are also more open to the creative energy of men than any other time in history.[1] —Robert...