What I Read...

...and whether you should too.

The Writing Career

How to Make a Living with Your Writing: Books, Blogging and More – Joanna Penn 5 Stars!

Becoming a Writer – Dorothea Brande 4 stars

Secrets of the Six Figure Author: Mastering the Inner Game of Writing, Publishing and Marketing Books Tom Corson-Knowles 4 stars

In Progress: Why Authors Fail: 17 Mistakes Self Publishing Authors Make That Sabotage Their Success (And How To Fix Them) – Derek C. Doepker

In Progress: Writing Habit Mastery – How to Write 2,000 Words a Day and Forever Cure Writer’s Block – S.J. Scott

In Progress: Secrets of Six Figure Authors: The 10 Most Important Kindle Publishing Action Tasks for Self Published Authors – Eric Michael

You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One) – Jeff Goins 5 Stars!–This guy has been a huge inspiration during my writing career. Great podcast too.

 

Finance Management

Rich Dad, Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki 5 Stars!

Your Money or Your Life – Joseph R. Dominguez 3.5 Stars if you’re already good with money, 5 Stars if you’re not

Money: Master the Game – Tony Robbins 5 Stars! Seriously. Read. And only pay shipping and handling by clicking the link!

 

Creative & Entrepreneurial Living

The Magic of Thinking Big – David J. Schwartz 5 Stars!

The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs, Characteristics, and Habits of Elite Entrepreneurs – Kevin Johnson 5 Stars!

Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert 5 Stars!

The 4-Hour Workweek – Tim Ferriss 5 Stars–A must-read (and his podcast is a MUST listen)

Words Can Change your Brain – Andrew Newberg, Mark Robert Waldman 5 Stars–An amazing exploration of how we communicate and how to maximize exchanges.

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown 5 Stars–Especially recommended for business professionals and those with a varied workload

 

Psychology

Dark Side of the Light Chasers – Debbie Ford 5 Stars–One of my favorite books on dealing with the things that hold you back

Man’s Search For Meaning – Viktor Frankl 5 Stars–Everybody needs to read this yesterday

Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious – Timothy D. Wilson 5 Stars–A surprisingly digestible look into the interplay of our unconscious and conscious minds

Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer 5 Stars–You know you need to be familiar with the Tao Te Ching, and our boy Wayne is an amazing relator of things.

 

Travel

Travel: The Ultimate Budget Travel Guide on How to Travel the World with Less Than $30 A Day While Exploring Amazing Places on Earth! – Shea Hendricks 4 Stars

If Your Dream Doesn’t Scare You, It Isn’t Big Enough: A Solo Journey Around the World – Kristine K. Stevens 3 Stars

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