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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...

Memoirs Light Up Shadows

Memoirs Light Up Shadows

Memoirs light up shadows, bringing stigmas out of the dark and into the light. "I believe that the memoir is the novel of the 21st century; it’s an amazing form that we haven’t even begun to tap…we’re just getting started figuring out what the rules are."Susan Cheever...

Don’t Quit, Scale Your Writing Process!

Don’t Quit, Scale Your Writing Process!

Don't quit, scale your writing process to match the circumstances of your life. “The thing about denial is that it doesn't feel like denial when it's going on.”    Georgina Kleege There are two author myths that, I will admit, I take great joy in...

Why Being Busy is FUEL for an Author!

Why Being Busy is FUEL for an Author!

Why being busy is fuel for an author and how to use busy-ness to your advantage. "You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it."Charles Buxton If your kids (and/or pets) aren't about to give you quiet time to do the things you want to do,...

3 Ways to Revive Your Book Project

3 Ways to Revive Your Book Project

Here are three ways to revive your book project after falling off track. (Are you more of an audio person? LISTEN to this blog instead!) “It's not that I'm so smart. It's just that I stay with problems longer.”Albert Einstein It happens to the best of us - all...

3 Ways to Find Power in Life’s Curves

3 Ways to Find Power in Life’s Curves

Find power in life's curves so they no longer have power over you! My memoir The Power of the Curve happened for several reasons. The two main ones were my spine going wild from severe scoliosis as a teenager and the life and death struggles that followed, and the...

5 Reasons to Buy My Book

5 Reasons to Buy My Book

Here are 5 reasons to buy my book "The Power of the Curve" - a memoir about finding strength in life's surprises - today! One piece of advice I’ve given authors time and time again regarding the marketing of their books is - don’t simply go on social media and say...

FIND YOUR BIG WORLD CHANGING BOOK IDEA!

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