The Meaning Of Life, The Secret To Happiness, and Killing Zombies

Richard ArthurWriting

This is a much older article from Neil regarding life… —————————————————————— THE MEANING OF LIFE AND THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS —————————————————————— When I was in high school, I had a teacher who gave us a reading list of the best works of literature in the world. Number one on that list was the Bible. So during summer break, I decided … Read More

A thousand small improvements

Richard ArthurBooks, Writing

  Here’s Neil’s latest tip on writing… I wanted to share an insight that has freed many writers who were blocked. It’s easy to write, but it’s exhausting to doubt yourself. When you set over-thinking aside, and just show up to do the work, it’s amazing what you can accomplish. When you simply start writing words without judgment, follow the … Read More

You get to choose

Richard ArthurWriting

Something incredible happened… My six-year-old son must have overheard me talking business with the team. Because this weekend, he asked me to print out pictures of rare Pokemon cards. Then he started affixing the photos over the faces of more generic Pokemon cards. He looked at the result, and noted that it didn’t look shiny like the other Pokemon cards. … Read More

Writing tip #9 Getting in the Dirt

Richard ArthurWriting

Getting in the dirt… This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below:   This one will make you squirm. But if you’ve read the other blog posts in this series, then this fact isn’t surprising. I’m excited to hear that the first … Read More

Writing Tip #8 Defy expectations

Richard ArthurWriting

    This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: I’m sharing this next tip as a Bonus, because it’s not essential but it’s a good tool to be aware of. It makes a big difference. This one is useful when you’re writing … Read More

Writing tip #7 A hack to addictive, unputdownable writing….

Richard ArthurWriting

This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below:   This is one of the hacks to addictive, unputdownable writing… The kind that keeps people hooked, compelled to turn pages. To be used naturally and sparingly in an otherwise well-written work.   If you’ve … Read More

Writing tip #6 Show. Don’t tell

Richard ArthurWriting

  This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: Have ever noticed how painstaking it can be to get through a single page of a textbook or scientific study? But you can fly through entire chapters of a novel without thinking twice about … Read More

Writing tip #5 TK

Richard ArthurWriting

This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: No, that’s not a typo. It might be your new secret weapon… Last time, we covered one of three practical tips to support your creative process: Having a sacred space. These next two will … Read More

writing tip #4 make it sacred

Richard ArthurWriting

This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: After my last writing tip about spilling all your secrets… These next couple of blog posts should feel a bit easier to take on. They are simple tactics with the potential to have a … Read More

Writing tip #2 Nobody Cares 

Richard ArthurWriting

This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: If you want to create a book that captures the interest and attention of an audience that is larger than, well, just you, these next two points are crucial.  #2. Assume nobody cares.  When … Read More