Part 5 in How to Write a Short Story.
“Plot is like creating an illusion.” - Brandon Sanderson
Part 4 in How to Write a Short Story: Coming up With Story Ideas and Actually Start Writing.
“Like every beginner, I thought you could beat, pummel, and trash an idea into existence. Under such treatment, of course, any decent idea folds up its paws, turns on its back, fixes his eyes on eternity, and dies.” - Ray Bradbury
Continue Doing What Works, Ditch What Doesn’t Work.
Try things out when it comes to writing. Both creatively and in terms of marketing. Then measure what works. Ditch the things that don’t bring you forward and develop a workflow for growth.Read More
7 Tips to Publish in as Many Places as Humanly Possible
“Publish your writing in as many places as humanly possible and do as many different types of writing as well. A stand up comic doesn’t build an audience performing at home-they go anywhere there is a mic. Same with writers.” - Ryan HolidayRead More
12 Steps to Hustle and Publish Your Own (e)Books
Make no mistake, publishing your own book is a lot of work. It requires a lot of skills, mistakes, and adjustments. And most of all: time.
But when you see your book in the Amazon store, or hold your own paperback in your hands, you know it’s all worth it.Read More
Part 8: 7 Ways to Attract Readers and Market Your Work
Here’s what helped me to attract now 10,000+ readers per month. From asking people to help me out in my own network, to sending out emails to influencers to social media and Medium.Read More
Part 7: Navigating Your Way Through Publishing Your Work
What do you want to achieve with your writing? Do you want to become known as an expert (on Medium) about a specific topic? Do you want to publish a book?Read More
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.Read More
Part 3: Easy Steps to Structure Your Writing and Develop Clear Goals.
Learn how to structure your story or blog post ideas using lists and to map out your story ideas.
Set goals for yourself to actually write and then publish.Read More
Why You Should Write Short Stories.
In a year’s time, my shorts have been reposted on several blogs (big and small), I have received a lot of feedback, I’ve improved my writing, found my favorite genres and themes. Yeah, I’m happy to write them.Read More
Part 2: 9 Steps to Identify Your Reader for Both Fiction and Non-Fiction Writing
To work on your writing side hustle, you have to know who you want to write for.
Learn how you could use simple steps to better identify your reader.Read More
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.Read More