Financial independence and self-publishing share a nearly identical mindset.
Making choices about THE LIFE you want takes work, and it’s really easy to find yourself in the life you have instead.
I used to have what I thought was a writing ritual.
Generating a highly detailed mental image of the future you want for yourself actually eliminates that future from the realm of possibility.
It’s the math-and-logistics part that made me decide to do anything I could to support Yang’s candidacy, starting by spreading the word on my blog.
If you want to build a fulfilling career, you need to develop both marketable skills and career capital.
The thing about a creative career is that you get to create it.
The big creative work you want to do with your life — aka THE WORK — should include a money-making component.
My original assumption was that I’d write after hours and on weekends, same as I did for The Biographies of Ordinary People.