Six months and 200,000 words later, yes, you read correctly: 200k, I was looking at the screen wondering about the meaning of time and words.Read More
The six true reasons for not writing and publishing a good book – based on real conversations with future, actual, or never-going-to-happen writers
This article is not for fragile egos. Words can hurt.
If in doubt and a double-espresso will brighten your day, keep reading.
If you’re one of us, a thick-skin writer who takes work seriously, this article is for your amusement.
Reading your book competes not only with other books but with all other activities I do in a day. It competes for a precious resource: my time. Even offering me a free book it’s not enough. I know it’s not what you expect to hear. After all, it’s your mind’s baby in which you poured hours of work, your soul on paper.Read More
Asengana was born of the idea that the writing process needs more than just creativity and then modeled based upon the conclusions of many conversations combined with a lot of hard work needed to convince writers to open up about their success.Read More
Do the opposite. Buy the book. Read the book. Realize that is better than yours; better written, with a better story architecture. Let the pain and the humiliation flood you mind, crush your thoughts of greatness. Then swim to the surface of the ocean of sorrow you’re in and start writing your next book.Read More
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