Silencing Your Inner Saboteur Mini Course Cover

Lessons for writers from Wimbledon

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Lessons for writers from Wimbledon Today I watched the greatest example of self-sabotage. It was frustrating because I knew it was coming. It was inevitable but I wish I had been proven wrong. I’m talking about Nick Kyrgios playing in the Gentlemen’s Final of Wimbledon. As I’m writing this, I am aware that he has … Read more

Is this book the one?

Is this book the one?

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Is this book the one? – Show Notes Introduction Is this book the one? The one that gets you the book deal? The one that gets you the bigger advance? The one that makes record sales? It might be! It could be, if you ever get it finished. You want big things for your work … Read more

Every Writing Session Starts Here

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Every writing session starts here – Show Notes Introduction Sitting down to write is a lot like preparing for a trip. Even the most spontaneous of trips takes a bit of planning, assessing, knowing where you are right now, and what resources you have at your disposal. Facing that blank page is the same as … Read more

the best time to write

How to reduce the risks we take as writers

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Is it necessary to take risks in order to write? Is there a way to reduce the risks we take as writers? Taking a risk As a University student, I fell in love with the history of Northern Ireland. It became an obsession. I thought if I travelled there for a vacation, do as much … 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

“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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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