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?

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

Does Prioritizing Yourself Mean De-Prioritizing Others?

Short answer: Yes, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Think about airplane safety, and how they tell you to put on your own oxygen mask before helping others with theirs. Even your kids! You need to put on your mask before you help your kids put on their masks. Does this mean you are … Continue reading Does Prioritizing Yourself Mean De-Prioritizing Others?

Avoid creative burnout for small business owners with this free ebook

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

Caitlin, a fat femme person, is smiling at the camera after throwing fake flowers into the air and the flowers fell to the ground. Caitlin's arms are in a shrugging position.

6 Beliefs You’re Allowed to Change

This season of the Run Like Hell Toward Happy podcast is about halfway over, and we've covered six HUGE beliefs taking up a lot of space in your life, for better or worse. Any belief is, effectively, a story you tell yourself. And one that you can rewrite to your liking — even if it's … Continue reading 6 Beliefs You’re Allowed to Change

An exhausted woman with her head in her hands seeking ways to avoid burnout

How to Prevent Burnout for Small Business Owners

Burnout is a huge buzzword right now, because it's a very real thing! Our society's systems inherently lead to burnout. We are tired, overworked, underpaid, and too exhausted to figure out it's all by design. The key to recovery and prevention is finding the solutions that work best for you, so this blog has 7 … Continue reading How to Prevent Burnout for Small Business Owners

Colored pencil shavings. Practicing and making mistakes is key to how to be more creative.

How to Be More Creative

Most of us have creative impulses — whether we listen to them or not. So many of my creative coaching clients have lists and lists of amazing, creative ideas but don't know where to start or which idea is the "right" one that deserves their attention. If that sounds like you, keep reading! By the … Continue reading How to Be More Creative

An abstract, bright painting on canvas in an amateur artist studio

Amateur Artists are Great, Actually

We've all seen them: the paintings in the hallway of the local hotel, the amateurish still lifes in the dentist's office, and the Sunday painter landscapes that are charming if not technically "fine art." While the works of amateur artists may not be technical masterpieces, they have beauty and charm that's hard to resist! There … Continue reading Amateur Artists are Great, Actually