Artists are Weird but Writers are Crazy
That’s just part of the writing life.
If you don’t believe this, you’re not alone.
This handy little guide is meant to help you re-think what writers have been told is ‘common sense’. New and experienced writers, with a sense of humor who are serious about their craft and want to hone their BS meter, will discover how to navigate and survive in this constantly changing industry.
Using insight from famous artists and long-term professional writers, you’ll learn why:
- writers give up their power to strangers
- become critics instead of creators
- follow rules instead of breaking them
Artists are Weird but Writers are Crazy encourages writers to question some of the accepted beliefs in the publishing industry and rediscover their joy of creation and build a career with an artists’ mindset.
The Writer Behind the Words (Revised and Updated)
“A highly motivational resource.” The Midwest Book Review
At some point in their career, all writers experience either the pain of rejection, discouragement, disappointment, and/or other hazards of the writing life. The key is to identify the obstacles ahead and know how to overcome them.
- Learn the truth about failure.
- Discover the ultimate dream killer.
- Find out how to get rid of a wet blanket
- Discover the one secret every full-time writer knows
- And much more…
This revised and update edition includes information for indie authors, expands on the necessary traits of long-term professionals and addresses other changes in the industry.
Your destiny is at hand!
10 Things to Forget: To be Creatively Free
Information overload kills creativity.
Long term professional artists don’t let this get in their way.
Find out how to:
Ask the right questions
Become more productive
Discover what truly matters
This short, informative and entertaining guide gives artists the tools to learn to trust themselves and unlock their creative genius.
Anyone can become a writer. The trick is staying a writer. Harlan Ellison
Have you ever stared at a blank page and wondered what to do next?
Have you ever received a rejection and wanted to call it quits?
Have you ever watched your first book sink like a stone?
If you have, this book is for you!
At some point every writer—published or unpublished—experiences the pain of rejection, discouragement, and other hazards of the writing life. Resilience is facing the obstacles ahead and knowing how to overcome them. Most authors disappear after a few books and very few freelance writers can survive financially.
Learn the truth about failure
Discover the ultimate dream killer
Find out how to get rid of a Wet Blanket
Discover the one secret every full-time writer knows
And much more…
If you think making a living as a writer is a matter of luck, this book will show you how to create your own luck and other tips to lead you to writing success. Your destiny is at hand.
“I don’’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” George S Patton