Dream, Play, Write!

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Your words of wisdom, please

Every writer has some valuable writing advice to offer. That’s what my daily Insights for Writers mailing is all about! And I want your quote to be the next one … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Self-doubt is writing’s worst enemy

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · 22 Comments

Self-publishing? How about print on demand?

A self-published book can be anything from a PDF that customers download from your website to a print-on-demand paperback that’s even available for large orders from brick-and-mortar booksellers. It’s easy … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · 14 Comments

So what’s your Grand Vision, writer?

As writers, we are in a unique position to work from anywhere. So where do you want your writing to take you? A retreat in a rustic lodge in the … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 16 Comments

Breathe, cry out, and sing in your writing

Ana├»s Nin once said, “If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · 17 Comments

4 reasons you need a writing coach

So you’ve challenged yourself to get your writing life on track, and now it’s time to get serious. You’ve tried various ways to buckle down, get started, and write every … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Would you like to find an agent for your book?

You’ve probably heard that if you want to be published, you need an agent. Maybe you’re even currently seeking representation. But a writer who’s just starting out in the world … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 6 Comments

Writer’s block: more than just a missing rhyme

Here’s a chuckle to start off your Tuesday afternoon! But in all seriousness, do you suffer from writer’s block? Your problem could be fear, plain and simple. Luckily, fear in … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 7 Comments

Over 100 listeners can’t be wrong!

Less than two weeks after it started, my daily audio program, Dream, Play, Write!, now has over 100 listeners. That’s more than 100 writers who are serious about developing confidence … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Do you have the courage to become a full-time writer?

What would it take for you to quit your day job and write full-time? Imagine your days spent writing—at your favorite local café over a steaming mug of coffee, out … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 17 Comments

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