growth mindset

You Have to Be Weird to Write a Book Do you think of yourself as normal? If so, this may be why you haven’t written your book yet. Normal people don’t write books. Normal people don’t do anything special. If you seek to achieve something most people don’t do, it is not going to feel …

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Writing a Book Takes (at least) a Year You can write a book in three weeks, but you should take a year. The students in my Christian Book Writing Course are amazing. Each one of them had it in their minds that they’d write their books in two or three months. Each of them found …

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Your Reader Won’t Read if You Won’t Read the Reader Recently, I was in a conversation with some people over dinner. They talked. They talked, and talked, and talked. If they asked me a question, it seemed to be a way for them to tee up another story. An elaborate story unattached to any particular …

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Write To Stop Evading My dear, sweet mother-in-law brought us dinner and ate it with us, something she does each Wednesday and Sunday. She made pot roast and it was as good as it sounds. When she was ready to go home, she said, “Well, I’m going to go home and go to bed.” I …

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Why I get no identity from writing… I mostly don’t think it would be good to be a sociopath (or a psychopath; I get them mixed up), but I do admire how they don’t care what people think. I usually care what people think. But I am blessed to have stumbled completely dumbfounded into my …

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Writing in the Spirit: Further Thoughts A man named Vic was nudged to knock on his new neighbors’ door and invite them to his church. One of them went and was nudged to invite me to attend. I was Buddhist at the time. Something made me go, and I experienced Jesus. Within a few weeks …

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The Ghostwriter’s Ghostwriter I like Ben Hardy’s books. I especially like the ones he wrote with Dan Sullivan, and I especially, especially like 10x is Easier Than 2x. This book is incredibly well written, and the content is next-level ground breaking in positive psychology at least it was for me. Hardy lays out the powerful …

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AI Will Not Replace Human Writers, Here’s Why.   Thinking about how ChatGPT is taking over and wondering if it would be able to replace human writers. I needed to know, so I asked ChatGPT!   It said:  Certainly! Here are three reasons why ChatGPT won’t be able to replace human writers entirely: Creativity and …

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How My Dyslexic Friend Mastered Writing Dr. Sara overcame dyslexia to write a great book in her field, and she’s 80% of the way there. The two things that helped my dyslexic friend Sara become a writer: Outlining Self-acceptance (through the acceptance of others) In her words: I had a revelation today it may be …

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