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Assembling a Mastermind | James S. Aaron, Ep. 3.15

April 24, 2021

Being an author doesn't have to be a secluded profession. With so many ways of reaching and staying in contact with friends and family, why not utilize that tech to make a mastermind group with other authors? James S. Aaron is here to dig deep on what exactly a mastermind group is, and how to bring one together.

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Hosts: Lauren Moore, Kalene Williams Special Guests: James S. Aaron

00:00 Opening remarks and introductions

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01:07 Main Event - Assembling a Mastermind | James S. Aaron -What is a mastermind?

-The two different kinds of masterminds (pay-per-guru, and peer group).

-What’s the reason for creating the group?

-In praise of Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles https://amzn.to/3sqsLah 29:54

Spotlight: Galactic Law Box Set: The Complete Series by JN Chaney and James S Aaron https://amzn.to/3gc0rG6 32:05

Main Event— Assembling a Mastermind | James S. Aaron, Continued!

-How a mastermind is run.

-In praise of Slack https://slack.com

-Downside of Slack (message limit requires pay service)

-Discord as an alternative. https://discord.com

-How to address conflict.

-Ex. John Gardner’s On Writers & Writing https://amzn.to/3mYMX1X

-Masterminds are for focus on the business, not the craft of writing.

1:10:30 Closing remarks

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