Writing

The Motivation to Write

The Motivation to Write

I've always wanted to produce more writing than I do.

Since I can remember it's been a struggle to finish just about anything(writing my Amazon book was like pulling teeth every day, for about two years) and I'm wondering if there are ways to live that are more conducive to writing.

My hypothesis is that there are certain conditions that are favorable to "the writer's life". It's not so radical, I know, but that's the premise of this post.

I threw together a list of five things that usually get me writing again.

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Getting Back to Writing

Getting Back to Writing

It's been a year since my last post. A crazy and intense year of living in New York city.

The truth is that I've always wanted to be a writer. The problem has always been my belief that there's no way that I could ever make a living as one.

This belief is buttressed by these two questions: 

* Who would pay me?
* What would I write about?

I don't have complete answers to those questions, but I don't feel like I need them to pursue writing as a career and a lifestyle.

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Sell Your Creativity, Not Your Skills

Sell Your Creativity, Not Your Skills

For 10 years, I've made my living as freelance cameraman and video editor. For five years, I operated a small camera rental business as well. It's been tough, but I've relished the freedom to make my own choices, to live and die by them, sometimes even go broke by them, on a few occasions.

Recently, I've realized that it seems I've been going about this freelance thing all wrong.

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