Not to say that authors don’t need to have a strong online presence; of course they do. But anytime you’re thinking about some other promotional activity–a blog post, a trip to a convention, an hour on Facebook–you have to measure the value of that time against the value o... →
What’s the takeaway? If you’re lucky enough to have an activity that excites and inspires you, then put in the time and put in the money. There’s zero risk if you enjoy the activity itself (the means is the end), and you expose yourself to the possibility of luck and success. Succe... →
They brought up Barry and his sister in West Los Angeles, and their best friends were Rod Serling, who created “The Twilight Zone,” and his family. Serling gave Michels his first lesson in writerly discipline. When the families took vacations together, Michels noticed that Serling wok... →
Genius is the high end of the dimension of creativity. Creativity in turn is the expression (effect, result, projection) of awareness. Awareness is what the individual experiences inside one’s mind (the experience of experience itself; the being aware of the fact that one or any... →
Great performers are an exception. Typically, they sleep significantly more than the rest of us. In Anders Ericcson’s famous study of violinists, the top performers slept an average of 8 ½ hours out of every 24, including a 20 to 30 minute midafternoon nap some 2 hours a day mor... →
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