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Author Experience by Rick Yagodich

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Chapter 5. Hierarchy of Author Experience Needs

In 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow presented a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority order, culminating in self-actualization.[36] Maslow’s hierarchy of needs starts with the most basic: physiological – elements without which life cannot be sustained. As you climb the pyramid, you find elements that make life more secure, enjoyable, and meaningful.

To follow in these footsteps, I offer you an alternate hierarchy of needs: the hierarchy of author experience needs.

The hierarchy of author experience needs

Figure 5.1. The hierarchy of author experience needs

The ordering of the levels within the ...

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