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This post airs today on The Fearless Creative podcast. If you’d rather read instead of listen, I’ve included the abridged transcript below. (Please note that I had to re-record this episode, so the transcript here is not an exact match to the final published episode.) If you do listen, please take a moment to subscribe and leave a … Continue reading Creating a 5-Year Plan and Future-Proofing My Author Business
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