The Accidental Cookbook
A glimpse under the hood of this here email publication
Today, I’m going to deviate from the normal content—if anything I do here can be construed as normal—to offer a peek under the hood of The Action Cookbook Newsletter, reflect on the last year here, and answer a few frequently-asked questions.
First of all, thank you.
One year ago this week, I launched the paid-subscription-model version of this newsletter, and I was very apprehensive about doing so. While the newsletter had been well-received and well-read since my initial June 2019 launch, actually asking people to support it directly felt like a very big leap. I figured maybe I could get 200-250 subscribers. 300 might be a real stretch, if everything went right.
Well, here we are a year later, and 637 people have signed on as full subscribers to this newsletter, with a free email list of nearly 3,400. That’s way more than I expected!
I am deeply grateful for everyone who has chosen to support this project, and for the place it has become. From a purely selfish standpoint,…