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4 Memoir Writing Prompts

4 Memoir Writing Prompts

4 memoir writing prompts to find the most compelling slice of your story to share with others. A question I get asked by authors quite a bit is - “What’s the difference between a memoir and a biography?”  Think of a biography as a multi-camera television show where...

Expand Your Author Horizons

Expand Your Author Horizons

Expand your author horizons in these four ways and knock down creative walls in your work as a result.  Earlier this month, I shared with my #WriterWednesday newsletter readers, some strategies for authors to get unstuck and find actionable writing pathways...

Courage to Create Content

Courage to Create Content

3 reasons authors aren't talking to their audience enough and a message of courage to create content. Sharing your words is an act of courage. This is why the act of doing so alternates between being exciting and terrifying. This is also why authors struggle with...

Adopt a Renaissance Mindset

Adopt a Renaissance Mindset

Adopt a renaissance mindset, get unstuck in your writing, and find inspiration and actionable pathways forward in your writing! "Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended with diligence." Abigail Adams Stuck in your...

One Thing I Wish My Grandfather Had Left Behind

One Thing I Wish My Grandfather Had Left Behind

The one thing I wish my grandfather had left behind then, is the one thing I’ve devoted my life to now.  Listen to this blog post (and subscribe)!  “Society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they will never see.” James Kerr One of my...

Staying Connected to Your Manuscript

Staying Connected to Your Manuscript

Staying connected to your manuscript is like keeping an energetic cord lit up between you and your book, here’s the how and why of it.  “Invisible threads are the strongest ties.”Friedrich Nietzsche If you never completely leave, it’s much easier to come...

Light a Spark: Overpowering Doom with Optimism

Light a Spark: Overpowering Doom with Optimism

Light a spark of story and join authors everywhere in overpowering doom with optimism. On a recent episode of my podcast, reading an excerpt from a client book about the importance of finding common ground and reconnecting with our American Identity, I posed the...

3 Nursing Lessons for Authors

3 Nursing Lessons for Authors

3 nursing lessons for authors that I've used over the years to help people write books. In 1997, about a year into my career as a registered nurse, and as I wrote about further in my memoir last year, it was clear that nursing was absolutely not my career calling. If...

3 Ways to Support Your Fellow Authors

3 Ways to Support Your Fellow Authors

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.”H. Jackson Brown Jr. Here are 3 ways to support your fellow authors, this holiday season and throughout the year.   Like and Comment on Author Posts When you’re scrolling...

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