How to Charge More for Your Work

How To Charge More For Your Work

Do you ever see people who are doing “the same thing” as you, but somehow are living out a much more successful lifestyle? They seem less stressed. They charge more for their services, or products, and sell more of them too. How are…
Me, teaching at Alt Summit.Andrea Guevara

4 Big Takeaways from Alt Summit 2019

I just got back from nearly a full week in Palm Springs and boy let me tell ya, I feel like a new woman. Or maybe more like the same woman, but more deeply grounded in my mission and power. Whew, it literally sat down this morning and listed…
Best Hacks and Apps for Your Creative Career

My Favorite Hacks and Apps
for your Creative Career

After nearly two decades as a creative entrepreneur and writer, I've come to find some of the best hacks and apps for your creative career (including great tools, and software) that make my days run smoother. And when I find something great,…
what it takes to change things

How do you save the world while still keeping your own family safe, fed, and cared for?

This week we watched the long-awaited Incredibles 2 and it got me thinking about what will it take to change things in our world, and our own lives.  Fourteen years after the original film, I wondered how this new addition would be different.…
selling without feeling sleazy

The Magic Mindset to Selling Without Feeling Sleazy

Those words "sales" and "marketing" have often felt icky to me. Marketing definitely has a stigma caused by the incessant, bludgeoning advertising and empty promises that assail our modern lives. And sales? For me it's often had a sleazy,…
best-selling-authors-JK Rowling, Elizabeth Gilbert, Neil Gaiman, Maya Angelou

Nine Traits of Astonishingly Successful Authors

In a market of ideas, why do some take off while others don’t? Why do some authors have mega status while others continue plodding on in obscurity, or with only moderate success? The literary market fascinates me. There's this vast ocean…
artist sitting on the street with paintings behind

Make Money from Your Art: The Ethos of the Starving Artist

There's this unspoken longsuffering ethos in the literary world that writers must suffer for their craft, always look at their work as inadequate; and be relentless in their pursuit of the grand art of it all. And the ultimate reward for this…