In order to succeed, you must continue to fail forward. Enjoy this episode as ghostwriter and filmmaker Eric Shapiro talks about his journey to success by going through many rejections. He believes that you need the challenge as you move towards becoming courageously free.
He not only talks about his personal writing experiences, but gives insight into the mind of a true entrepreneur and that even as a writer sales conversion is just as important.
Whether you need a ghostwriter, want to be a ghostwriter or just want advice from a veteran this is a great listen!
Eric Shapiro is a filmmaker, screenwriter, author, and ghostwriter.
His first feature film,
RULE OF THREE (2010), was released to iTunes and Netflix after winning Best Actor at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Best Acting Performance at Shriekfest.
His second feature film, LIVING THINGS, was endorsed by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and released by Cinema Libre Studio in 2014. He wrote the books LOVE & ZOMBIES (2013), THE DEVOTED (2012), STORIES FOR THE END OF THE WORLD (2010), and SHORT OF A PICNIC (2002). His novella IT’S ONLY TEMPORARY (2005) was on the Preliminary Nominee Ballot for the Bram Stoker Award in Long Fiction and appeared on Nightmare Magazine’s list of the Top 100 Horror Books. The two novels he edited for Evil Jester Press — CANDY HOUSE by Kate Jonez and MALEDICTION by Lisa Morton — were both nominated for Bram Stoker Awards in 2014.
He has had short stories published in fiction anthologies alongside work by Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Chuck Palahniuk, and many others. Eric lives in Northern California with his wife, Rhoda Jordan, and their sons, Benjamin and Henry Shapiro.