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Writing for is my full-time job. I wouldn’t be able to do it without the direct support from readers like you.

A membership subscription is $5 a month (billed in 3-month increments), and the perks include:

  • Access to Shawn Today: my twice-weekly, behind-the-scenes podcast of ideas and thoughts about creativity, productivity, business, and more. Over 650 episodes recorded since April 2011 and counting.
  • Access to Coffee Methods: a section of the site filled with my own recipes, gear recommendations, and videos for the express purpose of brewing and enjoying of coffee.
  • Supporting the full-time writing and growth of

If the value and enjoyment you get from is worth $5 a month then I would love to have your support as a subscribing member.

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Membership $15.00 every 3 Months. Select
Executive Membership $12.00 per Month. Select
Annual Membership $50.00 per Year. Select
Annual Executive Membership $144.00 per Year. Select

The Executive Membership is for those who have offered to or who are glad to pay more for their membership. It offers all the same benefits as the $5 membership, but for $12/month. More info on the membership levels, billing, and other questions, can be found here.

Note to current members currently on the PayPal system: if you would like to move to the new Stripe-based membership, please read here.