So You Want To Be A Writer?

Drawing on my experience of writing and editing over a thousand blog posts and a dozen bestselling books, I share my personal insight into what it takes to be a happily successful and surprisingly productive writer! Join in for tips on tackling whatever might be holding you back from thriving as a writer today!

03:00- Michael’s history as a writer
11:25- On professional writers and discipline
15:00- Being a writer who doesn’t write
23:30- Story: Michael’s son learning tennis
30:20- The Big Nothing*
45:00- On Writer’s Block

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