4 Psychological Reasons You Aren’t Attracting Success Into Your Life

4 Psychological Reasons You Aren’t Attracting Success Into Your Life Nathan Chai Five years ago, I was lounging on a hammock when my friend handed me a copy of Rhonda Byrne’s best-selling personal development book, The Secret. As I delved into the book, I became frustrated—“How could anyone believe this nonsense?” I asked my friend. … More 4 Psychological Reasons You Aren’t Attracting Success Into Your Life

The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 15: How to Ace the First Act in Your Sequel

How to Ace the First Act in Your Sequel Part 15 of The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Sequels are special. On the one hand, they still must follow all the same basic rules of good storytelling. But on the other hand, they both simplify and complicate various aspects of that approach. While … More The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 15: How to Ace the First Act in Your Sequel

15 Personal Development Quotes to Help You Invest in Yourself

15 Personal Development Quotes to Help You Invest in Yourself ‘You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.’ Lydia Sweatt The importance of personal development can’t be overstated. It’s the secret to separating yourself from the pack, the bridge that carries you toward the goals you have yet to … More 15 Personal Development Quotes to Help You Invest in Yourself

The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 14: 3 Ways to Test Your Story’s Emotional Stakes

3 Ways to Test Your Story’s Emotional Stakes Part 14 of The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel You can do almost everything right in a story, and it will not matter. Acing your story structure, constructing a solid thematic premise, and punching your card on every important character-arc beat will not matter—if you don’t also … More The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 14: 3 Ways to Test Your Story’s Emotional Stakes

The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 13: How to Be a Gutsy Writer: Stay True to Your Characters

How to Be a Gutsy Writer: Stay True to Your Characters Part 13 of The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Sometimes the greatest act of courage any person can perform is simply that of being honest. This is arguably more valid for writers than for just about anyone—and it is nowhere more valid than in … More The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 13: How to Be a Gutsy Writer: Stay True to Your Characters