The Art of Doing

Camille Sweeney: Author, Journalist, Blogger, Speaker


Camille Sweeney The Art of Doing

Camille Sweeney is coauthor of “The Art of Doing: How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well,” (Plume/Penguin 2013), a book about success, who has it, how they got it and what we can learn from them.

A frequent speaker on this and related topics and co-curator of The Art of Doing blog, Sweeney is also a contributor to The New York Times, Fast Company and other publications.

As a project editor for The New York Times Sunday Magazine, she worked on numerous magazine special issues and features, won a New York Times Publisher’s Award and honed the art of wrangling some of the most preeminent thinkers, newsmakers and celebrities of the day.

Camille Sweeney Josh Gosfield MSNBC The CycleShe has appeared on both television and radio for her work.

She also writes fiction and is a MacDowell Arts Colony Fellow.

She lives with her husband, artist Josh Gosfield and their daughter in New York City.

Follow her on Twitter: @ArtofDoingBook

Contact her: camille (at) camillesweeney (dot) com

Recent journalism by Camille Sweeney includes:

The New York Times, “The Secret Ingredient for Success” by Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield

The Daily Beast/Newsweek “The Art of Doing,” Book Excerpt, “Alec Baldwin & Robert Carlock On How They Made ’30 Rock’ So Funny.”

Fast Company, “The Art of Doing,” Book Excerpt, “How to Create One of the World’s Most Successful Blogs.

Psychology Today, “What Internet Dating Site OkCupid Founders Can Tell us About Finding Love Online,” based on a chapter in “The Art of Doing.”

BoingBoing,”The Art of Doing,” Book Excerpt “How to Grow Killer Weed.”

Huffington Post, “What Makes Laura Linney Act,” based on a chapter in “The Art of Doing.”

Fast Company “The Art of Doing,” Book Excerpt, “When Failure Is Not An Option, Typical Career Advice Does Not Apply.”

Fast Company “Do You Know Where You’ll be in 285 Days at 2PM?

Fast Company, “The Art of Doing,” Book Excerpt, “How to Get the Funk.”

Fast Company, “What the Creators of IVF Can Teach Us About Innovation.”

Fast Company, “Steal Like Picasso: How Outside Inspiration Can Fuel Innovation.”

Fast Company, “What a Year in Prison Taught Piper Kerman About Success.”

New York Times, “Twittering From the Cradle.”

New York Times Magazine, “In a Chat Room U Can Be N E 1.”

New York Times Magazine, “The Truth About Sex at Any Given Moment.”

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