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August 14, 2015 6:24 PM

If You Think You're Good At Telling Stories, Watch This... tagged “Writer”

Are you stuck? Staring at the blank screen (literally or proverbially)? As a writer, there is nothing more important than having a framework, building an outline and understanding how it all ends, before you even write that first word. Brands... Read more

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August 13, 201511:54 PM

The Four Outcomes Of Content tagged “Writer”

What is your content trying to do? Why does your content exist? Who is it reaching? What business purpose does it solve? Is it any good? Does anyone care? If you weren't the publisher of your content, would it be the... Read more

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August 6, 201511:02 PM

Lessons On Creativity From The Outside tagged “Writer”

"You have a podcast about bass players?" We live in a world where content is everywhere... and it's 24-hours a day. It's easy to miss. As a content producer, it's hard to manage. On one hand, I was extremely excited... Read more

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March 5, 201511:48 PM

Just Go To Work... To Work tagged “Writer”

There is a favorite story of mine. We all have them. My favorite story (and, the one that motivates me the most) comes from Steven Pressfield. Whenever I am stuck, when I can't come up with ideas, when I'm worrying... Read more

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January 1, 2015 8:54 PM

My 3 Words For 2015 tagged “Writer”

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2015. What's your plan? It's the first day of a new year, and you're already stressing out... aren't you? You've set up your resolutions. You've got your goals in place. Maybe you've even created a... Read more

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November 6, 201411:40 PM

How To Blog In 2014 tagged “Writer”

I still love to blog... how about you? It's amazing to me how I often I get asked about blogging and the merits of publishing longer, text-based, content on a regular basis. There are still tons of blog posts being... Read more

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September 24, 201411:39 PM

Blogger Burnout tagged “Writer”

It's not just blogs. There's burnout at every social media turn. Maybe not on the consumption side, but on the creation/publishing side. A very long time ago, I wrote a post about the quality versus quantity of brands and posting... Read more

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August 14, 2014 9:38 PM

A Simple Way To Get Great At Writing tagged “Writer”

Do you want to make more money? It's the ultimate question, isn't it? If a brand or an individual are trying to figure out a way to extract money from another individual, one of the easiest ways to make that... Read more

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March 25, 201410:50 AM

Top 15 Rules For Business Writers tagged “Writer”

Are there rules for great writing when it comes to business? I am often asked where I find the time to write. I am often asked about why I write and publish so much content. I am often asked where... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 30, 201410:22 PM

The Blog Turns 20 This Year tagged “Writer”

Can you believe it? I had to re-read the headline a couple of times as well. Yesterday, The Guardian posted an article titled, The blog turns 20: a conversation with three internet pioneers. It made me do a double-take. This... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 14, 201411:51 PM

Let's Face The Cold Hard Truth About Talent tagged “Writer”

I started taking electric bass lessons. I used to play electric bass quite a bit (even studied it in a post-secondary environment). I worked very hard at it. I had private lessons, would attend jam sessions, played in a couple... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 9, 201410:11 PM

The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block tagged “Writer”

Writer's block? Creative block? Can't come up with something to create? Steven Pressfield hates the words "writer's block." He believes that we're all just fighting the "resistance" to create something (writing, that new startup, a project, whatever). His books, The... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 13, 2013 7:03 PM

You Don't Know Jack (Dorsey). But You Should... tagged “Writer”

There are very few people that are truly prodigies and innovators. Writer's toss those words around as a way to substantiate and impress readers with a subject matter. It's par for the course, but more often than not they are... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 1, 201312:07 PM

The Art Of Writing Well With Roy Peter Clark tagged “Writer”

Episode #386 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Every so often, I get the chance to dive deep into a topic that is of huge (and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 1, 201311:34 AM

SPOS #386 - The Art Of Writing Well With Roy Peter Clark tagged “Writer”

Welcome to episode #386 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. Every so often, I get the chance to dive deep into a topic that is of huge (and personal) interest to me. This is one of... Read more

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October 18, 201310:44 AM

5 Simple Ways To Get More Creative, Inspired And Smarter Every Day tagged “Writer”

Stop complaining about email. We all get too much email. Most of the time it's about things that should probably be discussed in person (or over the phone) or it's spam. The truth is that the inbox continues to be... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 7, 2013 8:36 AM

For The Love Of Words tagged “Writer”

There are people who are true magicians. Not parlor tricks. Not those who try to fool others. Individuals who have ideas and can create stories out of thin air. Very compelling stories. While they walk among us, they work alone,... Read more

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July 16, 201310:21 PM

The End Of Writer's Block tagged “Writer”

I don't believe in writer's block. Do you? Have you ever had a moment in time when someone says something that stops you dead in your tracks? It happened to me. It happened to me live on stage. The other... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 18, 2013 9:19 AM

Die, Thought Leaders, Die, Die, Die... tagged “Writer”

So, what do you think of my thought leadership? Ugh. Really? When you speak or write in a forum that has audience and attention, the people who are giving you the platform have to sell you. In that, you have... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 25, 2012 7:14 AM

The Time To Think tagged “Writer”

Did we used to live in simpler times? I'm a fan of documentaries. I'm a fan of science fiction. I'm a fan of author, Ray Bradbury. Bradbury died this past June (he would have been 92). Brain Pickings (an excellent... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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