And yes, I read this because I’ve been in hiding working on a book. It’s almost done too. Content is there, but pulling it together, cutting and editing has been making me hemorrhage . More to be unveiled later.
Goins does a great job addressing core issues any artist faces – reasons behind our craft, identity, and the unending insecurity.
Steven Pressfield‘s influences are all over it, though I’d expect nothing less. Goins goes further in gently taking the reader through practical things like building a platform, personal branding, and channels for distribution.
If you’re just starting to dabble with writing or if you’ve hit a wall – I totally recommend checking it out.