Advice for writers (two Seth Godin riffs)

Advice for writers (two Seth Godin riffs).

Riff one.

Riff two.

Don’t die with a book in you.




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.


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Shipping your art means one important thing


Love what Seth Godin does to ship his art.

Shipping your art means one really super important thing.

It’s so obvious too. Yet we resist…

Being decisive.

Being decisive means something too. It means we overcame indecision.

Overcoming indecision means something too.


Be free.

You so totally deserve it.

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Seth Godin asks a great question that is exciting to contemplate

Seth Godin asks a great question that is exciting for people like us to contemplate. Sharing it because he’s asked us to. For all he’s given, let’s jump at the chance to give back.

(pst… remember, it is in the giving we ______ )



What are you going to do when it’s your turn?

Turn to do what?


Today’s career thought continues with a home thought for the day at the Next Blog

Ain’t to proud to beg, sweet darlin’

Mid Life Celebration book
How on earth did a red spine come about?


Mid Life Celebration book
Much better


Such a stunning difference.

No explanation.

No appology.

Had to beg initiate a logical, common sense service recovery option.

The ‘rush’ seemed anything but.

All the while, praying Xulon Press would understand these were not complaints, just desperately trying to feel a sense of urgency and empathy on their part.

The final thought takes the cake and can be found by clicking the bolded, hyperlinked word Blog on the next line…

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