How I Grew from 0 to 10,000 Views a Month and How You Can Too

5 Lesons Learned from a Year of Writing and Publishing.

Writing is both fun and hard. Reaching out and engaging with people can sometimes be intimidating, but highly rewarding too. I know it isn’t easy, but it all comes down to acting upon your dreams and your goals. To consistently work on your writing, to get out of your comfort zone, reach out and enjoy the wonderful journey.

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How to Side Hustle your Writing Career While Working Full-Time – #1: Making Time

Part 1: 5 Tips for Finding the Time to Work on Your Side Hustle

To work on a side hustle, you have to make time for it. Since time is an expense you can only expend once, you’ll have to choose carefully what you spend your time on. You’ll have to make sacrifices.

Learn how you can carve out time during the week to spend time on your side project.

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Overcoming adversity and stress through writing

For the past couple of months, I’ve felt stress as I’ve never felt before. This is largely due to troubles within my company. I feel overwhelmed by what’s happening, by new opportunities, by possible financial insecurity and by the general uncertainty of it all.

Luckily, there is one thing I enjoy so much, it makes my days brighter. Something I am pursuing every moment I get off and something that I had always dreamed about. Writing.

To write is to escape in worlds of my own imagination. Worlds I can adjust to my own liking. To be someone else through my characters. To find answers to life’s questions in their journey. For me it is one of the best ways to calm myself down.

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Lessons from Perennial Seller (summary)

There is one book that has provided me with the most insight when it comes to both creating stories as well as finding an audience for them: Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday.

I will share the lessons I’ve learned, tested and applied along the structure of the book. Which, hopefully, you can apply to your writing as well (assuming you are a writer). Naturally, I recommend to read the book, it’s gold. Whether you are a writer, entrepreneur, musician, painter, anything.

Spoiler alert: the tactics described in the book really work! I’ve used them to approach Ryan Holiday himself – and I got a reply with some valuable advice. I’ve applied this, and it is already starting to bear its fruit. But more on that later.

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