David Jahr, APR is a distinguished ghostwriter and public relations (PR) master reforming health through the mind, body and soul. He coaches authors how to write books at davidjahr.us.
What Kind of Author Are You? 3 Types
Writing a book has been a bucket list item for many people for many years. In the past, writing and publishing a book set authors apart, elevating them in street credibility, esteem and as connoisseurs of their trade or topic. The same is true today, however, the barrier to entry has been removed with the advent of self-publishing. Even better, reader attention span has decreased, so there's no longer an expectation that a book has to be 80,000 words or more.
From Day One to Year One: A Sober Journey
I smoked the last of my stash, finished off the vodka bottle and drove seven hours to check myself into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment facility, one year ago. Although I sensed change in front of me, I gulped down trembling fear, gripping the steering wheel tighter as the high wore off. I wanted to leave my past in the rear-view mirror, but my mind and body were still addicted looking back at me.