All posts tagged ‘writing

Sunrise in the Mists

Writing a Book on the Side

Excellent (2010) piece by Michael Lopp on writing a book on the side: „Writing is a game of inches. No author I know sits down every morning in their home office and steadily produces three pages a day. I’m sure they’re out there, but these annoyingly efficient and profitable authors aren’t doing this on the […]

Escapology with Wolves

Shocked about my own negligence, I just noticed that I not only owe you one, but two fresh Mountain Shores episodes. If you’re not subscribed to the podcast feed (yet), that would be an inexcusable omission. About time to fill you in… Lockpicking Imaginary Handcuffs (with Robert Wringham) In the most political conversation in Mountain […]

Writers Against Writing?

A smart line in an annoying advice piece by marketer Ryan Holiday on (not) becoming a writer: Getting published is easy. Getting anyone to care? Well, that’s the hard part. Truth, of course. Publish yourself or get published by a friend – not a big deal. But who’s gonna read it? Unfortunately, the author’s treatment […]

Blog Beyond Rules

tl;dr:1 Blogging is the most powerful publishing environment created in human history – anything goes! This is why we don’t seem to get it. Even more people would cherish blogging, though, if it wasn’t for the vanguard pundits and probloggers out there who try to force it into a corset. As a remedy, I’ll be […]

The Transition

“Nothing is as empowering as real-world validation, even if it’s for failure.” –Steven Pressfield People have asked me what drove my decision to become a full-time publisher.1 It’s my main goal for 2013, but writing and taking photographs certainly isn’t a safe way to make a boatload of money. (A dinghyload, maybe?) Here’s one reason: […]