You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One)

  • by Jeff Goins
  • Narrated by Jeff Goins
  • 2 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Becoming a writer begins with a simple but important belief: You are a writer; you just need to write.
In You Are a Writer, Jeff Goins shares his own story of self-doubt and what it took for him to become a professional writer. He gives you practical steps to improve your writing, get published in magazines, and build a platform that puts you in charge. This audiobook is about what it takes to be a writer in the 21st Century. You will learn the importance of passion and discipline and how to show up every day to do the work.
Here's what else you will learn:

How to transition from wanting to be a writer to actually being one
What "good" writing is (and isn't)
How to stop waiting to be picked and finally choose yourself
What it takes to build a platform
Why authors need to brand themselves (and how to do it)
Tips for freelancing, guest blogging, and getting published in magazines
Different ways to network with other writers, artists, and influencers
The importance of blogging and social media and how to use it well to find more readers and fans of your writing

You Are a Writer will help you fall back in love with writing and build an audience who shares your love. It's about living the dream of a life dedicated to words. And it all begins with you.


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all good! might just get me writing again. all the advice is sound and comes from hands on learning (and overcoming procrastination) very useful examples of pitching, good on the business side. a small gem.
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- jenny sanders

Book Details

  • Release Date: 24-10-2014
  • Publisher: Tribe Press