I’m very excited to announce that on May 5 I’m releasing the second edition of The Fourth Channel! The story is the same, but the first five chapters are reordered and rewritten, and there’s a minor tweak to chapter six so everything connects. I think you’ll find a few new surprises inside…
Back in March, I said my 2018 mantra was “Action Creates Inspiration.” Looking back, this has been a significant year. Continue reading “2018 Retrospective (and Book Updates)”
My mantra this year is “Action Creates Inspiration.” Which is weird, because I’ve never had a mantra before. Until now, mantras seemed pretty hippy-dippy to me.
I’m all in.
I was going to say, “I’m back!” but that’s not entirely accurate. I was never “gone” from writing, from the self-publishing landscape, or from Kari Hunter.
Over the last six weeks, I’ve made astounding progress on my next book, the sequel to The Fourth Channel. I’ve completely rewritten the second half of the book, made a “punch list” of minor items to fix in the first half, and, at the time of this writing, I have only three chapters left to write.
It’s an incredible feeling.
If you’ve been to this site at all in the last three years, you know that writing has been a struggle for me. Between a demanding day job, my home life, and other commitments, it’s a lot to juggle. If you’re also a creative type and you’re struggling to squeeze it all into a 24-hour day, you know what I’m talking about.
For me, the road to “figuring it all out” has been slow but fulfilling. I’m still working at it, but I want to share what I’ve discovered so far—especially since this latest lesson has been such a game-changer.
I learned about minimalism.
Now you’re imagining that I’m living out of a backpack on a beach somewhere with questionable hygiene, right? That couldn’t be further from the truth! I just mean that I looked at every area of my life and trimmed the fat. I reassessed what was truly important to me and everything else had to be reduced or eliminated. If you’re struggling with juggling, allow me to introduce the idea of minimalism and give you three reasons you should consider minimalism, too. Continue reading “Three Reasons Creatives Should Embrace Minimalism”