Do You Treat Creativity Like a Guilty Pleasure?

It’s 2023! We should have MORE time than prior generations to do the things that make us feel fulfilled and joyous, not LESS.  Enter capitalism, here to pay less than a living wage and ruin your day by pressuring you to monetize every minute of your life and every hobby you have.  Human beings are … Continue reading Do You Treat Creativity Like a Guilty Pleasure?

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

Busy is Not the Same as Hustle

I'm the anti-hustle, burnout recovery coach. So when I'm doing a lot of work, sometimes I start thinking that I'm doing it wrong. That I should never be busy, because that goes against what I teach. And then I had a human design reading. It blew my mind! First of all, I thought Human Design … Continue reading Busy is Not the Same as Hustle

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

If I had a nickel for every time I manifested a desk…

I would have two nickels. Which isn't a lot, but it's cool that it happened twice. I've been looking for a desk. Not just any desk, but a small, basic desk or table that I can use for painting, separate from my computer desk. I like designated spaces. Bonus points for a desk with an … Continue reading If I had a nickel for every time I manifested a desk…

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?