Archive for June, 2012

Cyrus Webb Has Interviewed More Than 3,000 Authors, Musicians on His Radio Show | Writer’s Drive

Cyrus Webb has built a literary business based on his love of reading, words, and people. Here, he talks about the journey to building Conversations Media Group. WL: You’ve built quite a profile in the literary industry. Was this what you envisioned when you set out? Webb: Not at all! Going back to the beginning […]

Three Things a Writer Can Learn From Katy Perry

Pop music sensation Katy Perry is set to release a biopic July 5 titled, Part of Me, where she gives fans a glimpse inside her world. She discusses her successes and her tough times. As I read one article about the upcoming movie, I realized the insight Perry is set to share just might be […]

J.F. Penn’s Writing Has Led to Big Book Sales, International Speaking Career | Writer’s Drive

We are excited to introduce a new feature here at Writer’s Living: Writer’s Drive. The aim is to give you helpful insight, tips, and inspiration straight from other writers — in their own words through an interview. The writers we will feature will be diverse, but they all have one thing in common: They have […]

Why Failure Is Your Best Way to Success

Every day, we have a choice about whether we will pursue our hopes, goals, and dreams or not. Some of us get up and hammer away at them. Others of us somehow never seem to get around to them. We have handy enough excuses: Our day jobs. The kids. Topsy-turvy life. But the reality is […]

The No. 1 Reason You’re Not Making Money Writing

The top piece of advice I give to writing workshop attendees and others who want to know the secret to making money writing: Put your butt in the seat and write. Simple, right? Not at all. The top reason most writers don’t produce is that they simply don’t write. Or more specifically, they don’t finish […]