#286: Military Mom Turned #1 New York Times Bestselling Author


Success doesn’t wait around for excuses; it only responds to effort. Meet Rebecca Yarros – the #1 New York Times bestselling author and the literary genius behind more than twenty popular novels. Her most recent publication, ‘Fourth Wing,’ is set to be transformed into a series by Amazon. As a military wife and mother of six children, she serves as living proof that chasing dreams beats making excuses any day, and through her massive popularity, she has even gained more than half a million Instagram followers in just a few months! In this episode, she breaks down the process of writing books and turning them into a thriving business, making it clear that it’s not as daunting as it seems. Along the way, she shares her personal journey, reveals the book that first inspired her, her experience with ADHD, and her financial aspirations. So, if you’ve ever dreamed of writing a book, Rebecca is the one to listen to. She knows exactly what it takes, how to do it, and most importantly, how to turn it into a profitable venture. Don’t miss out – tune in now!

Show Notes

2:30 Thoughts on being successful

4:00 The inspiration behind Rebecca’s love of writing 

5:15 The first book that impacted her

10:10 The role of gratitude in Rebecca’s life

17:18 Giving five pitches to her editor

20:14 The ways that ADHD affects her writing

23:56 Rebecca’s financial aspirations

25:55 What she thinks of publishers as businesses

27:05 Her book becoming a series with Amazon

32:23 Tips for someone wanting to become an author

36:04 The inspiration behind her non-profit work

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