Jeff Goins

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Jeff Goins
Chicago, Illinois
OccupationAuthor, speaker
Notable worksThe Art of Work

Jeff Goins is an American author, blogger, speaker.[2] He is the founder of Tribe Writers, an online community for writers.[3]

Life and career[edit]

Goins is the former marketing director for Adventures in Missions, a Christian nonprofit organization, a position which he left to pursue a writing career.[1][4][5] He is the author of four books including the national bestseller, The Art of Work, published in March 2015.[6] [failed verification] [7] The Art of Work debuted on the Washington Post and Publishers Weekly bestsellers list.[8][9] Prior to The Art of Work, Goins published The In-Between: Embracing the Tension Between Now and the Next Big Thing, Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life, and You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One).[10]

He most recently wrote Real Artists Don't Starve, a Wall Street Journal bestseller published by Thomas Nelson in June 2017.[11]

Goins has written for Business Insider, Fast Company, the New York Observer, and others.[12][13]

He resides in Nashville, Tennessee.[14]


  1. ^ a b Marty Minchin (13 May 2015). "Matthews blogger, author helps others find their calling". Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  2. ^ Tor Constantino. "How to Read the 3 Signs Telling You Your Purpose in Life". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  3. ^ Angela Folds (28 August 2016). "'Killer' conference celebrates art of crime writing". The Tennessean. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  4. ^ Justin Stenstrom (22 February 2016). "How To Write A Great Story – With Jeff Goins". Elite Man Magazine. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  5. ^ "11 tips to start earning money doing what you love, from people who have done it". Financial Post. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  6. ^ Sheila Poole (22 September 2015). "'Plywood Presents' brings together hundreds of activists, entrepreneurs". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  7. ^ Jeff Rose (22 September 2015). "The Top 20 Influencers From FINCON You Must Follow On Twitter". Business Insider. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Harlan Coben's 'The Stranger' debuts at No. 3". Washington Post. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  9. ^ "PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS". Minnesota Star Tribune. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  10. ^ Susan Schwartz (2 October 2016). "Susan Schwartz: Small, even tiny, moments can be momentous". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  11. ^ Goins, Jeff (2017-06-06). Real Artists Don't Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 9780718086268.
  12. ^ "Why The 21st-Century Economy Needs More Polymaths". Fast Company. 4 February 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  13. ^ "Want to Get Paid for Your Passion? Do This First". New York Observer. 4 February 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  14. ^ Ben Richarsdon (1 February 2013). "Content Writing & Blogging With Kurt Vonnegut". Business 2 Community. Retrieved 28 April 2017.

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