Today we are getting back to the fundamentals and talking about how to become a better more successful writer. 

And who better to talk to about this than Jeff Goins? Jeff a writer, speaker, and podcaster. He is the best-selling author of five books, including You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One) and Real Artists Don’t Starve (Affiliate Links). His award-winning blog is visited by millions of people every year. Through his online courses, events, and coaching programs, he helps thousands of writers succeed every year. 


  • One of the things you talk about in your book is that as writers we have to chose between creating and reacting. What do you mean by that?
    • Hot ones confessions. Celebrities focused on thier craft.
  • How do we make writing a habit? 
  • What does it mean to practice in public? Why is this so important? 
    • Freshmen Comp Class
    • Scott Siglar
  • Why do authors avoid getting feedback?
  • How do we make writing a habit? 
  • Does writing require suffering?
  • 5 Different Kinds of Platform


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