|Photo Credit: These Days by Jack Cheng|
Writers can be extroverts or introverts. What differentiates published writers from the rest? It takes a two-step process: writing the material and selling it. SGL interviewed Katie Kiesler and Jack Cheng to mine their expertise.
|Photo Credit: Katie Kiesler My Problem with Grace|
Top Tip from Katie
Write for yourself and be authentic. Don’t write for the approval of others.
Top Tip from Jack
Writing doesn’t just happen. A person makes writing happen because he/she sets aside time daily to write.
Katie Kiesler and Jack Cheng walk the talk.
Katie Kiesler, author of 22 and Single and My Problem with Grace spoke to SGL’s Editor-in-Chief this to share best practices. Katie also manages multiple blogs including Katie’s Journal and Coffee & Tattoos.
|Photo Credit: SGL Renee Marchol & Katie Kiesler|
Jack Cheng, author of These Days, published a love story after running his own startup and consulting for businesses.
|Photo Credit: Jack Cheng|
Both financed their idea with crowdfunding. Visit again for a more extensive tutorial from Katie an Jack!
This Fall will you take the SGL Entrepreneur Challenge? Our editorial staff believes that writers are readers and readers are leaders. Associate Editor Erica Tyler recommends the 10 week workbook, the Artist’s Way, for those who need to get unstuck. Comment below to let us know your top tips as writer and crowdfunding specialist.
Not a memoir or love story writer?
No problem. Those who lead also inspire, code and garden.
Here are two examples:
Guy Kawaski, as interviewed by Blaine Brount, writes books on business.
|Photo Credit: Guy Kawasaki|
Justin Lonas, husband of Amanda Ruhlman Lonas, created Krop Mobile App to help people to sell locally-sourced fruit and veggies from their home garden without the hassle of bringing them to a farmers market.
|Photo Credit: Justin Lonas, Amanda Ruhlman Lonas and Family|
Does Amanda Ruhlman Lonas sound familiar? Yes! That’s why! Because she was interviewed earlier this year as our Gamer Mom. The Lonas family rocks!
|Photo Credit: Facebook Amanda Ruhlman Lonas with Damon Lonas|
Check back next Tuesday for recommended autumn veggie recipes from Amanda Lonas and Captain Erin Hammack!
|Photo Credit: Facebook Erin Hammack’s Garden Harvest of Veggies|