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Good Things Happen to Those Who Hustle—Getting PAID to Write

There are a lot of other venues that need writers so when we free up what we think of when we hear “writer” that is going to give us a major advantage.

Wisdom from a Hollywood Producer—IT’S ALL B.S. UNTIL THE CHECK CLEARS

My close friend, author and producer Joel Eisenberg is IN PRODUCTION right now. His book series The Chronicles of Ara is being made into a television series and currently he is IN production on “Then Again with Herbie J Pilato” for Decades “—BUSY MAN—yet he took time to be here and give the real digs on what we do…which is why he is pretty epic.

Save Money on Professional Edits—6 Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Own Manuscript

Over my career I have literally edited thousands of works, most of them written by emerging writers. My greatest frustration always was (and still is) when I couldn’t even GET to critiquing the deeper story elements because I was too distracted by these all too common oopses. Good editors are NOT cheap. There are also many editors …

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Unpacking the "Character-Driven" Story—How to Make Your Story Sizzle

Often what will separate the forgettable detective book from, say a Harry Bosch book, is this added layer of character depth that just gives the story this delicious je ne sais quoi that leaves us wanting more.

Generation Butthurt—How Being Constantly Offended (and Offensive) Costs BIG

Today we are going to dive back into social media because who we are on-line impacts the odds of our success. Whether we like it or not, engaging on social media and cultivating a following is going to massively impact our professional success (or lack thereof). In sales we had a saying, Fish where the fish …

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