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About Courtney Kenney

I’m Courtney Kenney, author and book launch consultant. Like you, I’m on the author’s journey. My focus is to improve my craft, learn new marketing techniques, and sell more books as I grow my authorpreneur business. I want to share what I’ve learned to help you become a more productive and prosperous author.

Six Surprising Ways to Boost Your Creative Energy

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Want to boost your creative energy? Albert Einstein said, “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Do you consider yourself a creative person? As a writer and creative entrepreneur, I’m always seeking ways to boost my creative energy. Here are 6 unexpected ways I’ve found to amp up my energy and keep my creative energy going throughout the [...]

5 Reasons Why Writers Should Feel Good About the Future

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Writers should feel good about the future. It’s hard to keep a positive outlook when the media feeds us fear and negativity. Good news doesn’t sell, but there’s a lot to be excited about especially when it comes to technology innovations. Here are 5 reasons you should feel good about the future. 1. Today’s children are [...]

Rescue A Bad Day – 10 Ways to Be Productive Even When You Feel Awful

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Ever have one of those days where you don’t feel well and all you want in the world is to be a couch potato? And your long to-do list is calling you, but your brain and body are not cooperating. It’s going to an unproductive day. Before you give up, try these ten tips to rescue [...]

How to Build a Treadmill Desk. Get Fit While You Work

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Authors and entrepreneurs are busy people. We sit every day for many hours to write, blog, email, or plan our next project. We hustle, and we love entrepreneurship because it’s fun. We create intellectual assets and build our businesses. There’s just one problem. We sit too much and it’s hurting us. Consider building a treadmill desk [...]

Increase Word Count with This Simple, Free Tracking Tool

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I often hear from writers who are struggling to find time to write. Many of us lead busy lives with families, day jobs, and everything else life throws our way. How do we make writing a consistent habit? There is a way to increase word count using a simple, free tool which you can download by [...]

Create Space in Your Life to Become a More Productive Writer in 3 Steps

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How does one become a more productive writer? Often, I found myself banging my head against the wall as I struggled to find time for writing. Or when I faced a blank sheet of paper and felt creatively drained. Recently I've increased my word count significantly. I discovered how to create space in my own life to write [...]

15 Tips for Effective Project Management

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How do some entrepreneurs, authors, and business owners seem to pull off successful projects and yet barely seem to break a sweat? They make it look easy, while the rest of us are left wondering how we could duplicate their project success. How can we learn from them and manage our projects more effectively? Let's remove the mystery. Here are 15 [...]

How to Survive NanoWriMo. Learn How to Stay Sane

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  November 1 came around. You started NanoWriMo like a champ. This time, your outline was ready. You wrote every day and the words flowed forth onto your screen lost your sanity. Perfectly normal when trying to write at least 1,667 words per day for an entire month!  You are not alone! You can survive NaNoWriMo and [...]

When You Have Someone Else’s Dream Job

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  I knew I had someone else's dream job when I hyperventilated during a presentation. Struggling to gather my breath and embarrassed, I managed to finish my speech without being carted away in a stretcher. Something changed in me that day. I felt like a failure at my latest job. I tried to make it work [...]

Climb Out of the Writer Cave

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Dear writer, writing is tough. You know it's not easy, you work hard, and yet still struggle. We must not give up. Keep fighting your way out of the cave!