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.
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
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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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