Tag Archives: Bob Mayer

Writers, are you going to ring the bell?

Today, we’re used to getting things the easy way. Well, some things anyway. Want the latest news? Check your smart phone. Want a quick meal? Throw something in the microwave. Want to earn a living at writing? Ummm…that’s going to … Continue reading

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A Story Idea Is Not A Story

There are many reasons I’ve been in a writing funk for the past 5 or 6 months, and a recent blog post by Bob Mayer exposed one that I didn’t even realize had been impacting me. An idea is not … Continue reading

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How Shifting Perspective Changes Your Life

Do you have a tendency to mind-read? Or jump to conclusions about what a person said or something that happened? Does your mind-chatter have a tendency to go off the deep end sometimes? It’s a proven fact that your self-talk causes stress. … Continue reading

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The Basics of Being a Successful Writer

Writing is hard. Trying to make a steady income stream from it is even harder. Bob Mayer recently posted a blog about what it really means to write, what it really means to publish, and what it really means to … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Authors and Publishing in 2015

Winners Don’t Quit! Writing and publishing is a tough business. I write because I love it and can’t imagine not doing it. Here are two thoughts from a recent post by Bob Mayer that really hit home because they are so very … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Keep Earning a Living as a Writer

Great advice here for writers from Bob Mayer, and it was well-timed for me. The one thought that stood out the most? “Understand that everyone else isn’t doing as great as they pretend they’re doing, so stop comparing yourself. You … Continue reading

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