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Success! How To Fail At Writing sold 35 pre-orders by Sept. 1, 2016, was queried to 4 publishers, and will be self published.

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+ 10 Creativity Journal PDF templates (exercises & ideas to jumpstart your writing).
+ The Creative's Curse by Todd Brison. http://amzn.to/2a8X1PD
+ A limited edition 18x24 How To Fail At Writing poster with a list of the keys to failing (...so you won't do it...)
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+ Recognition in the Acknowledgements section
+ A personalized How To Fail At Writing postcard from Josh (nice!)
+ eBook
+ 10 Creativity Journal PDF templates (exercises & ideas to jumpstart your writing).
+ The Creative's Curse by Todd Brison. http://amzn.to/2a8X1PD
+ A limited edition 18x24 How To Fail At Writing poster with a list of the ways to fail (...so you won't do it...)
+ A haiku just for you
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How To Fail At Writing

(Don't Make The Same Mistakes)

Got bad habits with writing? Ever procrastinated, messed up and given up on your writing? Here are all the ways I've failed and struggled to write. This isn't just a list of do's and don'ts, this is ANTI-ADVICE. Get the tips and encouragement from someone who's been in the thick of it.

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Journalism Writing / Self-Help
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Josh Spilker is a writer, author and marketer from Nashville, TN. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a degree in English and American Studies. He has a M.A. in English from University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He has tried (or has successfully written!) novels, chapbooks, screenplays and now a book on failing to write.

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  • Lee Constantine on July 12, 2016, 2:20 a.m.

    I like the video! Looking forward to this book and your bonuses.

  • Josh Spilker on July 13, 2016, 3:28 a.m.

    Hey cool thanks Lee!

  • Lee Constantine on Aug. 1, 2016, 4:32 p.m.

    Love your writing! Can't wait to read, and good luck!

  • Guy Vincent on Aug. 1, 2016, 4:55 p.m.

    Josh, that book trailer deserves an award! Haha, brilliant work. Congrats on launching How To Fail At Writing – this is going to be a fantastic read, I can feel it. Wishing you a success ahead, I'm excited to get this book in more writer's hands – and looking forward to that postcard! :)

  • Josh Spilker on Aug. 2, 2016, 9:13 p.m.

    Thanks Guy!

  • Ross Kinney on Aug. 11, 2016, 11:50 p.m.

    Good luck. Looking forward to talking with you about writing. Cheers!

  • Josh Spilker on Aug. 12, 2016, 1:11 p.m.

    wow, thanks Ross!

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Josh Spilker is a writer, author and marketer from Nashville, TN. He loves to read, write, paddleboard and eat good tacos with his family.

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