The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau (A Review)

The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau (A Review)

I’m thrilled to see a new book out by Chris Guillebeau called “The $100 Dollar Startup.” I’ve followed Chris with a lot of interest, being a fellow globe-trotting Portlander, and have enjoyed many of his books and products. This one in particular looks like it will focus on precisely the topics that I’m developing...

Harry Potter and Vladimir Tod: How to write a YA fantasy novel series in 7 steps

A few years ago I read the YA series “Chronicles of Vladimir Tod” by Heather Brewer. While no JK Rowling, the books nevertheless have many eerie parallels to the magical world of Hogwarts – except that the secret society of magical people are vampires, not witches. I’m not accusing Brewer of plagiarism; she’s...

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Welcome to Creativindie, a home for indie writers, artists, and any one else committed to achieving financial freedom through creative production. I’m glad you’re here. Creativindie (pronounced like “creativity”) was designed to share the decade of knowledge I’ve gained in marketing, promotion, productivity and life...

My Story

My Story

When I was a teenager, I used to argue with my mom about having a fall-back plan. “Making a plan for when you fail,” I would say, “is planning to fail. To be successful, you can’t allow failure to be a possibility.” I kept that mentality for a long time. For nearly the past decade, The 3 secrets to book marketing, and a haunted castle tour...