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Gettin’ Fancy with the Negotiation Skillz

Way back when we started hanging out, I talked a wee bit about the concept of “anchoring.”

Anchoring is what happens when one party in a negotiation names a price, a due date or a list of deliverables.  That number is the number all other suggestions, negotiations, conversation and demands will be measured against.

Once an anchor has dropped it is very hard to move, … Read More

Hot, live mentoring action!

I’m a big believer in finding mentors that work in your field and studying what they do.  You can read theory until your head explodes, but if you don’t see how something is done, and that it can be done, the lesson is less likely to stick.  Even worse, you’re less likely to use the lesson well.

Hands down one of the best people I’ve … Read More

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5 Things to Know Before You Sign Your Publishing Contract

The following is the first of five emails from a free e-course about understanding publishing contracts. You can sign up for the rest of the course here. In any publishing deal, you're in charge. That's because a publishing contract is you giving the publisher permission to use your work. They need permission and


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