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Chris Guillebeau is the New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Non-Conformity, The $100 Startup, and his newest book, The Happiness of Pursuit. His e-guides and manifestos, “A Brief Guide to World Domination” and “279 Days of Overnight Success,” have been downloaded by hundreds of thousands of people. He has also written guides for travel and small business topics under the brand Unconventional Guides. Chris hosts the “World Domination Summit” in Portland, Oregon every summer, which is a gathering of thousands of creative, remarkable people.
This Week’s Guest: Chris Guillebeau
What You’ll Learn About Writing This Week:
- Chris’ jump from writing graduate school term papers to creating popular sites like The Art of Non-Conformity
- His experience on writing books and pitching to publishers
- Handling rejections and negative feedbacks
- Why deadlines can be a writer’s friend
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Elisa Doucette is a writer and editor who works with professional writers, entrepreneurs, and brands that want to make their own words even better. She is the Founder of Craft Your Content, and oversees Client Strategy and Writing Coaching. Her own writing has been featured in places like Forbes, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Yahoo! Small Business, and The Huffington Post, among others. She also hosts the Writers' Rough Drafts podcast here on CYC. When she isn't writing, editing, or reading words, she can usually be found at a local pub quiz, deep in a sun salutation, or binging TV shows for concept ideas and laughs.