Sep 28, 2021
We’re all willing to watch a short trailer for a new movie or series—IF it’s any good. In a minute or so, we usually know if we’re in (“Ooh, I want to see that one!”) or if it’s a hard no.
A sample of one scene and we have a handle on the genre, the plot, the actors, the look and feel. It’s all show, no...
Sep 21, 2021
Some freelancers say they’re writing for low paying, low circulating, low quality, or otherwise low satisfaction publications because they need to pay their dues.
If working this way was a sure route to high paying, high circulating, high quality, highly meaningful work, I’d be all for it. But it’s not.
Sep 14, 2021
Today’s episode is a replay of the most popular one published here on the Writing Coach Podcast in the past three years.
So chances are, if you've ever listened to the podcast, you’ve heard this one before. I encourage you to listen to it again.
Try to come to it today, with beginner's mind.
You’re not a beginner...
Sep 7, 2021
Part of loving your writing life is loving all the people involved in it.
Yep, I’m talking about loving your editors, your colleagues,
your readers, and yourself.
If you’re thinking, “Easy for you to say. Most of my clients are a major PITA,” or “I’m not looking for a love connection, just a pay check,”...