Don’t let the fear of your process get in the way of success. People will ask me how I write my books. Do I just sit down and write? Do I outline? Do I write down every detail before writing? It’s a mix of all of those answers. For me, the easiest way to write […]
Oh man, I’m pumped. I finished the first draft of my third book in a series after writing more than 12,000 words on Sunday. Damn. This feels good. I’ll let that sit awhile. I still have some time before I have to submit it for publication, so that gives the book some time to breathe […]
I don’t have a lot of time this morning, but I wanted to share a quote of the day: “Machines don’t get tired. They just get an oil change.” — Tristan Thompson If that doesn’t motivate you, I don’t know what will.
It’s important to push yourself when you’re working on a new project. Sometimes we develop habits that help us reach our goal. We cut down on food to lose weight. We watch one episode a day to complete our Netflix binge. Or maybe, like yours truly, we try to write 2,000 words a day to […]
Happy Friday everyone! In honor of everyone’s favorite day of the week, I’m going to share some details about forthcoming projects and when you can expect them — something I rarely do. This will be released exclusively on the blog. So if you’re reading this, you’re in luck! I will explain more about these projects […]
I just had a few minutes to watch Will Smith’s new video. I recommend you watch it too. In the video, Smith says he’s heading back to the booth and dropping new music. He’s found creative inspiration like never before. “I got the beast back,” Smith says. That’s pretty awesome. He’s been away from the […]
I just wanted to write a short piece today about my process. I have three types of writing modes, which I’ll explain below. Grind Mode The first is what I’ll call “grind mode.” When I’m in grind mode, that’s churning out 2,000 words by any means necessary. Do I know where the plot is going? […]