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20K a Day Audiobook

20K a Day: How to Launch More Books and Make More Money by Writing Faster, Better, and Smarter: Serve No Master, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Do you want to write faster, and not just spend your life stuck behind a computer? Do you want to write 20,000 words - every day?

Are you struggling to find the time to finish that great novel? Are you always late with your publisher or stuck choosing between writing and your family?

Writers, authors, and screenwriters - you need to read 20K a day - as soon as possible! In this book, you'll learn how to use the power of ritual to unlock "the zone" every single time you sit down to write...forever.

You cannot underestimate the power of speed.

Learn how to isolate the distractions that slow down your writing and remove them from your life immediately. You will discover the fast writer living within you right now just waiting to burst forth into the universe. As a 20K Writer, you will finish projects sooner, get paid faster, and have more free time to spend doing the things you love than ever before.

Packed with wisdom you can put to use right away, you'll learn how to become the writer you always knew you were.

What pragmatic and actionable tactics will you learn?

  • How to quickly isolate your writing distractions
  • The secret to rock solid outlines that unlock your creativity
  • The foolproof method for getting into the zone
  • The most common timing mistakes even smart writers make and how to avoid them
  • The singular best way to create profitable, engaging books

©2017 Dragon God Inc. (P)2017 Dragon God Inc.

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    Robert 09-21-17
    Robert 09-21-17
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    "Plenty of great tips."

    There's a lot of great tips in this audiobook. This was well worth the money. I'd write more but I have a novel to work on. Seriously, get this audiobook. It doesn't disappoint.

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    Giovanni 09-13-17
    Giovanni 09-13-17
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    "Long, but worth it"
    What did you love best about 20K a Day?

    I appreciated how thorough Jonathan was. I really get the sense that I don't need to purchase any other book on this subject. I tend to go overboard and purchase lots of books on the craft of writing, but when it comes to books on word count, I think Jonathan has covered all the bases.


    What about John Alan Martinson Jr.’s performance did you like?

    John's timing or pausing is exceptional in that he gives the listener enough time to think about what is being said. His voice is pleasant, and I also like he deepened his voice a little for chapter and sub-section headings to make those stand out. Really good narration all around.


    What did you learn from 20K a Day that you would use in your daily life?

    I think I fully understand how to get into the zone now, and there were many other tips that I'll be using. I silly as it may sound, even though I've been writing for decades, when active spellcheck came out, I thought it was beneficial. I realize now that I should have spellcheck turned off when writing.


    Any additional comments?

    I think this is a great audiobook that's well worth the money. I see this paying off very quickly.

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    Jack 09-13-17
    Jack 09-13-17
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    "Lots of great advice"

    Jonathan's method of teaching is to tell stories and then periodically bring it all together. This might be an acquired taste for some people. As for me, I loved the book. There's an overall big picture of how to massively increase your word count per day, and then lots of little tips sprinkled here and there. Well worth the time and money.

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    Alex Close 09-10-17
    Alex Close 09-10-17
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    "Bite Sized Functional Wisdom"

    There are a great many 'how to write' books out there, and as a full time writer myself, I have to admit that the title made such a bold claim (20k words in a day) that I was skeptical. However, after just the first few sections, I knew that Mr Green was coming at this from an entirely new direction. Using dictation and planning as the core, and then moving into various methods like sprint writing, mastering distractions, and mental rituals to get oneself into 'the flow' the author managed to make good on the claim. The narration is crisp and the segments are presented in short bursts, which made it very easy to listen to in pieces throughout my day. Already I am implementing parts of his process and seeing results in my own writing, which is where, for me, the proof reveals itself. I was provided this audiobook free of charge as a review copy, and have picked up the print edition for reference.

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    King78 09-09-17
    King78 09-09-17
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    "MOTIVATIONAL - HIGHLY IMPORTANT"
    Would you listen to 20K a Day again? Why?

    I absolutely LOVED this book, and the narrator is a pro!

    I like Jonathan's writing style where he pulls you into a story and then later on he gives you the reason why he was rambling on about his story.

    I think John was an excellent narrator for this audiobook, but I was also thinking that that an old man that sounds like grandpa could have read this. Jonathan just goes off on all these tangents, and you're like "why is he telling me this"—he keeps rambling on like an old man—and then you'll have an "aha moment" and be like "ohhh, that's why he was telling me about his dog" or whatever. It's a really entertaining way to teach, instead of some dry instructional manual.

    So is the book worth it? Well let me ask you this: Are police officers really domestic terrorists? Of course! You have to get this book. Jonathan never disappoints. The man rambles on like an 80 year old geezer high on cough syrup, but never disappoints. I got more juicy tips on improving my writing in the first two hours of his long-winded storytelling than I got from listening to six different audiobooks on how to succeed as an author.

    Stop playing games with "how to" books written by guys that are broke!

    Jonathan is a full-time author who makes gobs of cash doing what he loves: talking people's ears off. . .twenty-thousand words a day.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of 20K a Day?

    Jonathon's excellent, deep base laden voice


    What did you learn from 20K a Day that you would use in your daily life?

    FEAR IS AN INTERNAL FORCE OF OPPOSITION.


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    Marcus Johansen 09-09-17
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    "More than expected"
    What made the experience of listening to 20K a Day the most enjoyable?

    A friend of mine recommended this book to me, saying that it would help me finish my novels quicker. I'm writing a fantasy fiction series. My friend writes erotica, so my first reaction was to roll my eyes, thinking that it's much easier to increase ones word count writing filthy smut (no offense to erotica writers) than to do so writing epic tales of fantasy in complex worlds. I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised by this title, as it is much more than mere word count exercises (writing sprints), and in fact is filled to the brim with tips for improving ones writing speed and word count—without loss in the quality of one's writing.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    This is non-fiction, but Jonathan is a character all his own. I must say that he is quite an intriguing fellow. I would much rather live in a castle deep in the woods than a tropical island, but to each their own.


    Have you listened to any of John Alan Martinson Jr.’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, I listened to The Juggling Author, which John also narrated. John's performance of both books is outstanding.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I don't know about being "moved" but I had a good laugh when he described the cafe employees deciding to rearrange the furniture when he was trying to work on his book. This indeed is why I have to seclude myself in study, as no matter how much I tell people that I am working, they seem to be compelled to ruin my train of thought.


    Any additional comments?

    I will endeavor to check my ego when it comes to books on how to write faster, but it is unlikely that any other book on this subject will be capable of outmatching this massive volume, that has, to my mind, covered all the bases. What else could their possibly be?

    After the first hour or so of listening I realized that I needed to start taking notes. There are some real gems in this title, so I suggest that you do the same.

    Might I also recommend Brandon Sanderson's lectures on writing, which you can find on YouTube if you search "write about dragons." I sense that between 20K a Day and Sanderson's extensive lectures (mostly centering on fantasy fiction and sci-fi), anyone who wants to write their fantasy fiction or sci-fi dream novel can get it done inside of a month. Brandon lays the groundwork for developing the skill of writing, and Jonathan's 20K a Day will guide you on how to execute quickly and efficiently.

    Now I'm curious to see what Jonathan Green has to offer in his book Breaking Orbit, which is apparently a primer in book marketing. My book sales are quite nice, but if Jonathan can help me increase my sales like he has helped me increase my daily word count, it'll be worth the investment.This audiobook was well worth the money and the narrator was easy on the ears, so count me in as a new Jonathan Green fan.

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    Leticia A. Martinez San Diego, CA USA 09-09-17
    Leticia A. Martinez San Diego, CA USA 09-09-17
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    "Thorough...to say the least"
    What was one of the most memorable moments of 20K a Day?

    I like how Jonathan thoroughly outlined how to narrate a book with Dragon. I haven't tried it yet, but this is the second time I'm hearing about this as a way to raise your daily word count. I first heard about this in The Juggling Author by Jim Heskett (which also happens to be narrated by John Martinson, whose voice I like very much).


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Jonathan's stories are inspiring. It's encouraging to hear him recount where he used to be in life, and where he is now. You really get the sense that Jonathan is a sincere guy who is really telling you how he honestly has accomplished his great success as an author.


    Any additional comments?

    In conjunction with Write, Publish, Repeat by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant and The Juggling Author by Jim Heskett, I think 20K a Day is the missing ingredient. . .and perhaps Jonathan Green's other book Breaking Orbit (which I haven't listened to yet). Write, Publish, Repeat is more about marketing and opening your eyes to what is possible. The Juggling Author is about time management and a no excuse "get it down no matter what" approach, which is inspiring, and 20K Day wraps it up with some really great techniques for increasing your word count.

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    Steve 09-09-17
    Steve 09-09-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Amazing!"
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    A truly exceptional guide to writing fast. I have been writing for decades and never understood why I could sometimes put thousands of words on the page, and why other days I could barely get a word out. Writers block? Location? Time of day? There were just too many questions. I have to admit that I've been kind of thick-headed and stubborn when it comes to advice on writing fast. My assumption was that books that present systems for writing fast would only end up sacrificing quality of prose for speed. Now I understand that isn't the case at all, at least not with Jonathan's system. You can write fast and you can write well. I think Jonathan has done a fantastic job of describing how the writing process really works, almost as a medical doctor could describe the respiratory system, or the intricacies of how the heart works. Jonathan understands writing from the position of a true professional who knows his craft well. The narrator did an outstanding job as well, and I applaud his clear pronunciation and the pace of his narration. I find that some narrators are just too fast, and they read as if they have one emotion. The narrator did a great job in giving life and character to Jonathan's words. I recommend this book to everyone who is serious about writing. Just humble yourself like I did, and listen to this great teacher of our beloved craft. Thank you Jonathan and John, you have really done writers a service!

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    Nicole Hulet 09-09-17
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    "An Excellent Guide on Improving productivity"
    What insight do you think you’ll apply from 20K a Day?


    I've been trying to get a novel out for years now. Yes, all my friends have heard me talk about it, but it's become embarrassing because I've never published anything. I'm like the character in the movie Limitless, who talks everyone's ear off at the bar about his book, but has nothing to show for it. I've been approaching this all the wrong way. I don't know who or what got it into my head that "pure" writing is done without an outline, but I'm realizing now that that nonsense has cost me years of not producing, when I could have finished my novel in a week with Jonathan's system. For the record, Jonathan's "20K a Day System" is more than just outlining. Anyone can say, "If you want to write faster, just outline," but that's only the skeleton of the holistic system that Jonathan covers in this book. There's just a ton of advice in this book.


    Any additional comments?

    I also want to say that I like his choice of narrator for this, because John has good pacing and timing. He gives you enough time to comprehend and digest the information instead of ripping right through it. Anyway guys, I have a fantasy romance novel to finish. Buy a copy of this book and I'll see you at the top. :)

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    Dev 09-08-17
    Dev 09-08-17
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    "23,129 Baby!"

    Not to sound like a cheese ball or anything, but I can taste the success already. I've had all these ideas in my head that I know are just killer but actually getting words on the screen is a different story. It's really just been nothing but a nightmare. I've tried everything, even smoking a little Mary Jane. I once stayed at a buddies hunting cabin through the winter, and I wrote really well there, but I figured that was location.....and lack of internet. That's actually kind of what it was that helped me write so fast but there's a lot more than simply not have internet or being in a nice quiet location. So instead of thinking that I need to get myself a cabin in the woods to be a writer, now I understand the little ingredients that made me productive during those months, and now I can duplicate that productivity almost anywhere. I just can't do coffee shops. I can't even do libraries. For me, my zone has to be no people in sight or earshot or anywhere near me.....even if they're not even making a sound. It's just the way I am. So Jonathan helped me understand all this and now I'm ready to conquer worlds. Martinson is one of my favorite narrators now too. I actually found this book from the ghost story audiobook he did. Good stuff all around. This is a money maker. Thank you Jonathan and thank you John. You guys are like the Two Saints John to me now.

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