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10 Rules for Rich Writers


Monday, December 12, 2022


Ray Edwards

This week, I'm covering 10 Rules for living a rich life. A rich life is not limited to (but can certainly include) money. My goal is a "richer life" - as in, a more satisfying experience on this planet.

These are thoughts which I have adopted as beliefs. They have served me well, and will continue to do so as I strive to be better at following them.

Try them for yourself, and I am certain you will see positive changes and a richer life.


[00:00] Intro - The rich writer's life?
[01:13] Rule #1: Know what you believe, and why
[02:05] Rule #2: Keep promises to yourself, and then to others
[02:36] Rule #3: Respect the value of time
[03:05] Rule #4: Feel your feelings...but don't wallow in them
[04:07] Rule #5: Speak only when your words improve upon silence
[04:18] The Daily Ray email newsletter
[05:08] Rule #6: Don't worry
[05:34] Rule #7: Motion precedes motivation
[06:22] Rule #8: Laugh at yourself...but not all the time
[06:35] Rule #9: Live deep
[07:22] Rule #10: Get your satisfaction from the process
[09:01] Everyone should write
[10:10] Resolutions? Why wait...
[11:00] My personal guide
[13:28] My personal creed
[14:36] Get personal coaching every month

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Ray Edwards

Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at


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