Starting over with nothing at 42

Starting over with nothing at 42

Nearly 2 decades ago, only a few streets over from where I live now in Tainan, Taiwan, I had a panic attack about my future. What will I do when I’m OLD. What am I building and creating that will actually last; rather than all my efforts consumed in fire. I could argue, looking back, The 3 secrets to book marketing, and a haunted castle...

Medicating procrastination: how “smart drugs” can keep you motivated

Medicating procrastination: how “smart drugs” can keep you motivated

Most people have goals. They want to write more. Produce more. Start a business. Do the chores. And if you really want to do something, and you enjoy doing it, you may not face too much of a motivation challenge. Except that the things worth doing probably involve some stuff that’s not too much fun. The 3 secrets to book marketing, and...

A simple and bizarre trick to help you write and edit your book (by switching between creativity and laser-focused attention)

A simple and bizarre trick to help you write and edit your book (by switching between creativity and laser-focused attention)

I know one of the biggest challenges for writers is A) coming up with creative ideas for their writing and B) going back through their writing to self-edit, rewrite, improve and restructure. These are vastly different skills which need vastly different mind-sets. But there’s a simple and easy trick you can use to switch between The 3...