If you build it they will not come!

  I enjoyed an interview with Ryan Holiday today.  He talked about the creative process. We all love to create, but the marketing, not so much. Just because "you built it" doesn't mean "they will come." His take is: Making the Work is 50% Marketing the work is 50%--Two separate marathons.  When we choose the … Continue reading If you build it they will not come!

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“Making love to me is amazing. Wait, I meant: making love, to me, is amazing. The absence of two little commas nearly transformed me into a sex god.
” ― Dark Jar Tin Zoo, Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91. “Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s … Continue reading Want to laugh? (Editors) Thanks Goodreads!

“An overnight success is 10 years in the making.” Tom Clancy

Think Long Term. Create A Body Of Work. This is an excerpt from The Successful Author Mindset. Out now in ebook, print, workbook and audiobook formats by Joanna Penn. When we see stories in the media about a particular author who made it big, who seemed to come from nowhere, there are usually years of … Continue reading “An overnight success is 10 years in the making.” Tom Clancy