Rae Marie

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3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

How To Write A Novel: Step By Step

Thinking about writing a novel? Don’t know where to start? It’s not that hard, if you really want to do it. I guess that really is the first step. …

Creative Writing

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Creative Writing

The 6 Step Blog Process I’ve Used for 7 Years

I’ve been blogging since I was 12. It was my entry to the online marketing world and has played a large part in shaping my career today. A LOT has …

Here's How to Create Your Own Metaphors

How to Create Metaphors<p>Metaphor Exercises to Enliven Your Writing<p>Updated September 08, 2017<p>A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes an object …

How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Entrepreneurship

Self-Publishing Success Story: Roz Morris, British Indie Author

Roz Morris’s extensive and valuable experience from earlier roles as a ghostwriter and running an editorial department in a trade publishing company …

Writing

10 Best Books for Staying In When the Weather is Bad - Signature Reads

“A missing God. A library with the secrets to the universe. A woman too busy to notice her heart slipping away.” That’s the tagline for Scott Hawkins’ labyrinthine and delightfully bizarre thriller centering on a woman caught in the middle of a supernatural battle with reality itself hanging in the …

Books

How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. …

Infographics

12 Books Every Harry Potter Fan Should Read In 2018

With January on the horizon, it's time to get excited about 2018 reading. (Cue fireworks.) And if you're a Harry Potter fan, I'm sure you're itching …

11 Tips For Writing More In 2018, So You Can Finally Finish That Manuscript

As another year drags itself across the finish line, many of us are starting to think about our goals for next year. Sure, 2017 had its horrible …

10 Steps to Self-Publish Your Book Like a Bestseller

People do judge a book by its cover and content, which influences sales and your reputation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Self-published books are springing up all over the place. If you are an entrepreneur, having a book under your belt can boost your income …

Writing

Five Books About Writing that Made Me a Better Writer

I started devouring books around second grade and by around fifth grade, I was reading adult fiction along with young adult and middle grade fiction. …

Creative Writing

Writing Sequels: 7 Rules for Writing Second Installments

<i>Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in</i> Writer’s Digest<i> magazine. Check out the latest issue here or subscribe.</i><b>Your first book was well</b> …

Movies

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

4 Essential Innovation Skills That Anybody Can Master | Inc.com

I spent the majority of my adult life managing organizations and I always felt enormous pressure to innovate, but whenever I went looking for guidance, what I found was a confused jumble. Disruptive innovation, design thinking, open innovation, lean launchpads and on and on. Unlike marketing or …

Innovation

The 5 Simple Habits of Highly Creative People | Inc.com

I teach and write about creativity, and often when doing training on creativity, I hear this statement, "I am just not creative." If someone continually says (out loud and to themselves) that they are not creative, it becomes a limiting belief and a self-fulfilling prophecy.<p>In my opinion, there are …

Creativity

Ready to Write a Book? Here are 19 Ideas to Get You Started!

You’re just getting started as a writer. Or you’ve been doing it your whole life. But you’ve never published a book. And you want to; you <i>need</i> to. …

Writing
Motivation

The Appeal of the Dark Side of Fairy Tales

Why write dark versions of children’s stories? Why retell or reimagine those stories at all? I’ve written three books based on classic children’s novels now – <i>Alice</i> and <i>Red Queen</i> were dark reimaginings of Lewis Carroll’s <i>Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland</i> and <i>Through the Looking-Glass</i>, and <i>Lost Boy</i> is an …

Books

5 Apps That Will Help You Finish Writing Your Book | Inc.com

Authors are not immune to procrastination, nor to distraction. To write a book requires dedication and a consistent writing schedule, but any author will tell you that the kind of focus needed to finish something as long as a book doesn't come naturally. It's a skill that they have developed over …

Apps

My Top 7 Tools for Creativity

This year I’ve been thinking a lot about creativity, and I’m getting ready to publish a small book on this subject, something that has occupied me …

Creativity

5 Lessons Learned Growing My Business From Getting By to Getting Rich

You're already working hard. No learn how to get more results from the work you're doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been an entrepreneur since I was 19 years old. My first business was a vacation-relief service for independent vendors. It started with just …

Business Strategy

The 6 Best Cities to Start a Business Right Now | Inc.com

Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, Austin and more have well-established and booming startup scenes complete with big companies and investors to impress. But all of those cities have another thing in common. They are pricey and the competition is steep.<p>Many founders are …

Startups

Thirteen Great Tools That Will Make Your Writing Shine

Writing is hard, even at the best of times. Putting down your thoughts in an orderly and compelling manner can be excruciating, so much so that …

Creative Writing

How to Edit Your Story Like a New York Publisher

You have finished writing the first draft of your story, a version of your whole story from beginning to end. Now it is time to edit, to revise your …

Creative Writing

25 Best Words of Encouragement for Writers and Creative Thinkers

For a new writer starting always seems tough. In fact, at the beginning, it becomes hard for them to figure out what to write exactly.<p>Writing has …

Creative Writing

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

From Selma to Montgomery: 5 Things You May Not Know About 'Bloody Sunday'

Thousands of people in Alabama crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma into Montgomery on Sunday to recreate a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement on its 52nd anniversary.<p>On March 7, 1965, images of police beating and throwing tear gas at 600 marchers flashed across television screens …

Black History