Posts Tagged with "writing"

Launching a Product in 30 Days! A Case Study of my Apprentice, Jason

Monday, December 10, 2012

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Launching a Product in 30 Days! A Case Study of my Apprentice, Jason

I’m sort of emotional right now. Jason Moore just left, after 30 days of being my roommate and “apprentice.” We met at WDS two years ago, and I knew instantly that we would be friends. I just had a feeling. A few months ago, I received an email from Jason. He was living in Norway […]

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How to Interpret Silence from Your Audience

Monday, April 23, 2012

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How to Interpret Silence from Your Audience

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Andy Mort. When I started my blog, I spent days crafting each post.  It was a thankless process of writing, re-writing, editing, scrapping, metaphorically screwing up the digital paper and often starting from scratch over and over.  I would pour absolutely all of my being into it […]

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The Gratitude Jog (or Using Ritual to Kick Yourself into Gear)

Thursday, February 16, 2012

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The Gratitude Jog (or Using Ritual to Kick Yourself into Gear)

Every morning I go out for a jog. This jog takes between ten and twenty minutes. Sometimes it involves sprinting, but it’s usually just a slow jog or stroll. I don’t do it for exercise. I do it to condition my mind, pump fresh air into my lungs and brain, and prepare myself to work. […]

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My 2011 Annual Review: Looking Back

Thursday, December 22, 2011

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My 2011 Annual Review: Looking Back

This is a response to Chris' call for annual reviews. In this post, I'll be answering two questions: What went well in 2011? What did not go well in 2011?

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Can’t Settle on a Niche for Your Business? Not a Problem

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Can’t Settle on a Niche for Your Business? Not a Problem

She came to me with a long list. It included everything from guitar to history to classic cars to health and wellness to comedy, education, sports, screenwriting, poetry… “I have a lot of interests,” she warned. “It might be impossible to fit all of these into one business…” “Lets give it a shot,” I replied. […]

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Cash, Intimacy and Writing

Thursday, July 28, 2011

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Cash, Intimacy and Writing

I was tweeting with my homeboy Abe last night, and he kind of blew my mind… He mentioned that he sometimes likes the weekly emails I send out to the Puttytribe better than my blog posts. This was a bit of a shock to me. I mean, I put a lot of effort into those […]

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Looking Up From Your Laptop and Feeling Like an Alien

Monday, July 25, 2011

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Looking Up From Your Laptop and Feeling Like an Alien

I’m going to keep today’s post short and sweet. I’ve been writing/revising my book for the last eight hours (not counting the months leading up to the last eight hours). I just shipped it off to my top secret editors, and now my brain is a little fried. (I actually considered just making today’s post […]

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How To Skirt Resistance and Become a “Productive Procrastinator”

Monday, July 18, 2011

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How To Skirt Resistance and Become a “Productive Procrastinator”

I woke up this morning with one mission in mind: Today I'm working on my script. I'm feeling pumped. Ready. Lets do this. I sit down at my desk... Suddenly, the last thing I want to do is work on my script.

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