Jeff Goins talked about "How to Turn Pro as a Writer (and my 3-Step Approach for Writing my Books & Blog Posts)".
Jeff gave a very interesting and insightful webinar. He's young and enthusiastic and, like others, left his day job and started his own business while also writing, a passion of his.
He started with a blog and it landed him a book contract. "How?", you may ask. It was a gradual process. When he admitted that he wanted to be a writer, he started his own blog. He wrote every day for two years and wanted to reach 250 subscribers. But his goal took a dramatic change!
Speaking of change, Jeff says that activity follows identity: before you can go do something that you want to accomplish, you have to change your mindset about who you really believe you are so that you can do that thing. And that's exactly what he did. (Contrary to Marisa Peer, he doesn't think that "faking it till you make it" works for you to do your best or accomplish your goal.) By the end of his first year of blogging, he started thinking of himself as a pro. And he kept on writing and sharing what he liked: stories with some sort of lesson.
How did he go from writing blog posts to writing a book?