We need more queer, neurodiverse, and disabled books

This is your cordial invitation to join me for twelve months of coaching to write your book in 2023. Why YOUR book? Because it matters. It matters to me. It matters to hundreds, thousands, or even millions of people who want to read it. It matters to YOU, too.  If we want to see more … Continue reading We need more queer, neurodiverse, and disabled books

Q&A: A writing community for neurodivergent, chronically ill writers

The doors to the Working Title Writing Incubator are open, for a limited time! Doors will close this Saturday night so that our cohort of writers can begin their work together the first week of December.  So if you’ve been thinking about it and can’t decide, it’s my hope that this Q&A will help you … Continue reading Q&A: A writing community for neurodivergent, chronically ill writers

Can you really write a book in a year?

If you have to ask, you probably haven’t seen the replay of Finish Your First Draft, yesterday's free training! If any of these red flags sound like your usual writing routine… Go watch that replay. 🚩 Comparing your first draft to someone else’s finished product and holding yourself to that impossible standard 🚩 Worrying about … Continue reading Can you really write a book in a year?

What makes a writer a writer?

Do you spend time with your writing ideas, poking them here and there, and then putting them back on the shelf? (Or rather, in the cloud)?  Do you write a few blogs, posts, poems, or lines and feel like none of it makes you a real writer?  Do you participate in #WritersLifts on Twitter, listen … Continue reading What makes a writer a writer?

5 Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block

The curse of the blank page and the blinking cursor: every writer's worst nightmare! (Actually my worst nightmare is all my teeth fall out and the brakes go out in my car as I'm driving down a hill). Let's talk about writer's block and how to work through it. tip 1: Identify the Root Cause … Continue reading 5 Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block

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When It Doesn’t Happen As Planned

I recently completed an art project I've been contemplating for months and working on for weeks. It started when we bought this house a year ago. I wanted a rad background for my Zoom calls, so we painted the office purple and installed a shelf, and my friend offered me a giant framed canvas they … Continue reading When It Doesn’t Happen As Planned

For the People Pleasers who Compulsively Fix People’s Problems

This is a love letter to the saviors, the fixers, the let-me-handle-that-ers, the chronic "yes" people... the people pleasers. I bet you're exhausted. I know I was. The other day, a client of mine (also my bestie, so we talk about a lot of things besides work) sent me a screenshot of their calendar showing … Continue reading For the People Pleasers who Compulsively Fix People’s Problems

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Achieve Your Dreams without Burnout: Free eBook

Deep down, you know there’s something inside your spirit that wants to come out! An idea for a book or art project. A business you want to start, or a career change to something that makes you feel great about showing up to do your life’s work. You want to live out your big, loud, … Continue reading Achieve Your Dreams without Burnout: Free eBook

Setting Your Goals with The Moon’s Phases

The moon has a recurring cycle of phases, which happen as the moon orbits Earth and result in an astonishing display of light and dark that we call the lunar cycle. The new moon is completely dark, and then over the next four weeks it will wax, become fully illuminated, and wane until it's dark … Continue reading Setting Your Goals with The Moon’s Phases

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5 Tips To Achieve Your Goals In 2022

Personal goals are important, but they don't exist in a vacuum. They're always intertwined with our aspirations and expectations for ourselves, our families, and our communities. In order to achieve our personal goals in 2022, we need to identify and understand these aspirations and expectations. Once we have a good understanding of what we want, … Continue reading 5 Tips To Achieve Your Goals In 2022