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The Non-Linear Process of Creativity with Tammy Strobel

We previously had Tammy as a guest on BlogcastFM nearly two years ago (Tammy Strobel On Growing a Blog from 500 to 6500 Subscribers in 6 Months). A New York Times article that went viral resulted in a media circus around her work, which eventually resulted in a book deal. When I saw on Chris Guillebeau's wall that her book had been published, I emailed her right away and asked if she'd be willing to bring us up to date on her story. Here are some of the highlights from our most recent chat:
  • The Importance of Deliberate Practice 
  • The Key to Writing from Your own Experience
  • Identifying the Intersections of All Your Skills to Make Money
  • 3 Key Questions That Will Help You Determine the Value You Can Provide
  • Identifying the Seeds for Products and Services in Your Existing Content
  • How to Collaborate with Other People on Product Offerings
  • Tammy's Brainstorming Process for Book Content
  • Why Writing a Book is Not a Linear Process
  • The Essential Elements of a Killer Book Proposal
  • Why the Marketing of Your Book Must Be Planned in Advance
Tammy Strobel is a writer, photographer, and author of You Can Buy Happiness (and It’s Cheap): How One Woman Radically Simplified Her Life and How You Can Too. You can follow her on twitter @RowdyKittens. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? Just click here to post it to Twitter. One of our goals for 2012 is to become a top 100 show in iTunes. We can get there with your help and it will enable us to improve the how and bring on even bigger guests. So if you can, we’d be really grateful if you write us a review in iTunes.

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