How to Beat Marketing Block

Maybe it’s ironic that immediately after publishing a book about busting through creative blocks, I hit one. Creative Unblocking: Bypass Self-Doubt, Tap Your Genius, and Complete Your Best Work is the result of nearly a decade’s worth of research into the creative process. I’ve become a super-ninja at fighting procrastination, perfectionism, impostor syndrome, and writer’s […]

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How Motivated Are You?

Motivation and I have a love-hate relationship. You see, I’m not someone who goes out of the way to set definitive goals. I have an idea in my head, not written down anywhere, mind you, of what I want to do. The problem is, my thoughts are usually too unfocused–in other words, downright nebulous–to write them […]

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Words, Words, and More Words

I’ve been considering words lately in a deeper way than in the past–their meaning, their power, their significance, all in only a few letters. Consider: “Die!” and “Live!” Such powerful sentiments packed into three or four letters. Checking out a couple of online dictionaries reminded me just how many ways we use the word “word.” […]

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The Accidental Editor

It all started with Holly’s email on July 26, with this subject line: “SERIES price increase delay… yowls of pain noted” for her ‘How to Write a Series’ course. It was a training I’d known about for a few years, and one I desperately needed. I knew that the middle-grade fantasy-mystery series clamoring to get out […]

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