Prose on Fire

Why You Can’t Take Reviews Personally (#28)

When I worked in payments, we found that there’s no real way to convince a client to switch to your gateway for their credit card payments. It was a lot of work to get on a new gateway, and for the most part, as long as a company could accept payments, they didn’t think much […]

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Does Your Content Need To Be EPIC? (#22)

Yes, some of it does. But know the difference between: 1. Epic Content (with a capital ‘E’) that is meant to attract an audience 2. regular content that is meant to build a relationship with that audience Most of your content doesn’t need to be epic in any way. Most of your content should be […]

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The Realities of Writing Better, Faster (#20)

I recently did an interview over at Stephen Campbell’s AuthorBiz podcast (fantastic, must-add for all indie authors!). The most interesting segment of our conversation was about the realities of writing faster—what it actually looked like on a day-to-day basis. You can listen to the interview here: http://www.stephenrcampbell.com/using-growth-hacking-to-write-faster-and-better-with-guest-monica-leonelle/ If you read Write Better, Faster, you know […]

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Why I Think Most Editing Doesn’t Matter (#19)

I recently did an interview with Erik Marshall at the Writing, Education, and Technology podcast. When he first emailed me, he said, “I am particularly interested in your view on editing, which, if I read it correctly from the book, goes against the grain of common advice.” You can listen to the interview here: http://www.erikmarshall.net/blog/wet029-write-better-faster-with-monica-leonelle/ […]

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