How much is a word worth?

This explores how the rates that writers are paid have plummeted over the years. View the original: How much is a word worth

Research advice from Ryan Holiday

Good post on how to find good stories and such for writing. In short, do the work beforehand to collect things. You know like my resources which you just found. The 5 Step Research Method I Used for Time Ferris, Robert Greene, and Tucker Max

Are you providing a fair trade for your reader’s time?

When you understand that nobody wants to read your shit, your mind becomes powerfully concentrated. You begin to understand that writing/ reading is, above all, a transaction. The reader donates his time and attention, which are supremely valuable commodities. In return, you the writer must give him something worthy of his gift to you. so […]

On writing compelling copy

People hate ads. I hate them myself. I hate TV commercials. Why should I waste my valuable time watching that lying garbage, trying to sell me crap I don’t need or want? he says to think of all your stuff like this. You must make it compelling to get any notice.

Nobody Wants To Read Your Shit

This is Steven Pressfield’s book that is going to help us write with better structure. He’s trying to help us produce better work.

Content halo effect

To capitalize on the halo effect, you need to create content so good it makes everyone else look like they didn’t even try. But I’m not simply giving you a tip about “quality content” like you’ve heard so many times before. What I’m really talking about is writing, recording, and designing something so good it’s […]