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Month: February 2018

Passion vs Marketability

Passion vs Marketability

Main Points • Writing toward the market or your passion is a concern every author should think about. • We should try to combine marketability, passion, and production wherever possible. • One option is to write the first time for passion and revision for marketability. • Without passion, I can’t write so marketability can’t be my primary focus. • Write treasure books that you’re afraid you’ll mess up. In the end, you can only grow from writing! Introduction Passion vs…

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Writing One Million Words

Writing One Million Words

Main Points • 1,000,000 words is a great milestone to achieve, but it’s not the most important thing to focus on. Instead get in the habit of the following: • Write a lot; • Immerse yourself in learning from great teachers; • Get a lot of feedback, especially averages from multiple people; • Learn what you need to fix/strengths you can leverage; • Create feedback loops to practice and grow; • Find ways to teach what you’ve learned. Introduction One…

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