Will you love it or leave it?

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Start at the beginning You never start on the last page. My mom had to say that to me all the time growing up.  I loooooved the first day of school: all those new school supplies and textbooks. I’m swooning just thinking about it! Anyways. I’d get home with my exciting new textbooks, turn to … Read more

The Ultimate Guide To Busting Writer's Block

The Ultimate Guide to Busting The Block

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The Floor is Lava I don’t know that I actually ever played The Floor is Lava. Like a lot of kids, I did have a thing about quicksand. Every family vacation I was pretty sure I was going to encounter quicksand, and I was ready. I don’t know what we watched that convinced me there was … Read more

Finding Your Path

How to Walk Your Writing Path with Confidence

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When You Can’t Do All The Things Do you ever feel like you’re not doing enough? You’re not a proud workaholic and most days you barely have enough energy to get through your day and write a few pages, never mind hustling to grow your social media following and sell your books in all the … Read more

Zen peace of mind

How To Write For Comfort During A Pandemic

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Survival mode makes it difficult for us to focus on writing. Writing during a pandemic, is difficult. Living in survival mode for any length of time, changes the way society thinks. We stop looking to the future, we end up focussing on getting through, one day at a time. I was fortunate enough to live … Read more

Write with the time we have

This is What We’ve Been Waiting For

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If you have ever thought, “I just want to stay at home and write,” and you find yourself in self-isolation, now’s your chance! You know I had to say that, right? Right? I mean, I am a writing coach, after all. And what good would I be as a coach, if I wasn’t encouraging you … Read more

What you need to become a successful author

How to be a Successful Author

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If you want to succeed as an author, you need four things: the right mindset, to take action, external support, and knowledge of the publishing industry.  Please note that I am not qualifying or gatekeeping what it takes to be a writer. To be a writer, all you need to do, is write. One word, … Read more

7 Ways to Refill the Creative Well

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“I don’t feel like writing today.” “I don’t know what to write next so I’ll just binge Netflix instead.” “I have had the worst day, I don’t have the energy to write today.” “Tomorrow. I’ll write tomorrow.” We have all said one or more of the above statments at some point while writing. All too … Read more

Are You Ready to Write?

So You Want To Write A Book

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Is now the right time for you to write your book? Are you ready to write? How can you know?
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Writing with Depression

Writing with Depression

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If you have read any of my other blog posts, you know that I talk a lot about the consistency of writing, whether you write every day, or three times a week, or once a week, as long as you’re consistent with your writing practice. Consistency keeps you mentally focused on the story you are … Read more

It is time to rethink how you build your email list

All Authors Need An Email List

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As a writing coach, I focus my client work, my courses, and this blog, on the writing process, rather than marketing and business aspect of the publishing industry. The writing process is where my expertise and passion lies. Marketing is one aspect of my business as an author, that I need to step up. I … Read more