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5 Ways How Reading Fiction Makes You More Successful (Online)

Cover image my moi, Mr. Mars Dorian Book “Before you quit writing…” by Dave Ursillo and his writing tribe I’m the first one to admit it – I never read many books during my teen years. I’d swap a tome for a game or comic anytime. But then something crazy happened… I grew up, and

How They Take Away Your Freedom

It’s funny – I wanted to write a blog post about creativity & freedom, and then the surveillance scandal leaked through. Rather than ranting about it, I want to show you the importance of (creative) freedom and how easily it can, and WILL be taken away from you. Let me make this claim : Freedom

Why the Good of Today are the Homeless of Tomorrow

There’s a disturbing trend going on, and I don’t think you realize how it much it will affect your creative career. Most (digital) creatives, including me, have a distorted view on how creating good work leads to equally good pay. That’s a myth as real as Santa Claus, the story of the Bible and other famous

You Suck

Not just a linkbait headline. I seriously mean it. If you’re not wealthy by your chosen profession, if you’re not regarded as a top leader in your field, if your peers don’t want to lick you alive, you suck. Because there’s no middle-ground anymore. There’s no good enough anymore. I know, this sucks. I know

Why You Must Predict the Near Future If You Want to Survive and Thrive

In this post, I’m going to tell you how I think you can predict ze near future, and why it’s super-important if you want to survive and even thrive as a creative content producer. Here’s where I’m coming from : In 2012, I did a lot of mistakes, 99% of which I did not regret,

5 Essential Podcasts That Help YOU Become a Successful Storyteller

I don’t care. I don’t care whether you are an author, marketer, mom, designer, biz owner or rebel leader – if you want to succeed in today’s environment, you have to be a grrreat storyteller first. And it doesn’t even matter if it’s the verbal or the written way – if you can’t capture or

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