A Non-Boring Way to Achieve Your Writing Goals [Video]

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Maybe you’ve been struggling with writing and staying creative and productive in 2020. Well, you’re not alone! I have had my struggles, and honestly, just it’s been hard to write anything. Lately, I’ve been trying to get my creative mojo back. I want to talk about incremental goals, which sounds pretty boring. I will try to [...]

How One Email Earned a Number One Amazon New Release [CASE STUDY]

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Is it possible to earn a Number One Amazon New Release spot with just one email? Yes, and here is how that happened for one of my book launch clients. I work with authors to help them develop a book launch strategy. Recently, I began working with an author who runs a successful health and wellness [...]

3 Simple Tips to Be More Creative

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“How does the robot get out of the pit?” This is something I asked myself recently as I wrote a scene for my sci-fi novel. If you're wondering what this has to do with creativity, bear with me! I found myself stuck on a problem—my protagonist’s big problem: how to get a robot out of an empty [...]

Optimize Your Amazon Keywords

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Are you clueless when it comes to choosing the 7 Amazon keywords for your books? Maybe you've heard you should stuff lots of terms into the fields? Do these keywords even matter? Yes. It's easier than you think to optimize your Amazon keywords. Recently I attended the Career Author Summit (May 2020). This event was originally [...]

Declutter Your Space and Reboot Your Creativity

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Now is a brilliant time to declutter, starting with the place where you spend time creating. And if you’re not creating lately, a way to reboot yourself is to freshen up your space.

How to Keep Writing Under Quarantine

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People who make art have more emotional resilience. It wasn't just admiring and appreciating art – it was the act of creating art. So sketch, journal, paint— even for only a few minutes a day. Practice until it becomes a daily habit. It will help you in the coming weeks and months.

The Next Three Things

By |Categories: Creativity, Productivity|

Ever have one of those days when procrastination has you clutched in its grip, toying with your soul like a cat who caught a chipmunk? Procrastination is also Resistance with a capital R. In his book, The War of Art, Stephen Pressfield says, “Resistance by definition is self-sabotage.” He also says, “The most pernicious aspect of [...]

Just 100 Words

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Some days it can be so hard to write. We all feel this way from time to time. We get that dreaded feeling of staring at a blank screen and not feeling like we have any good ideas. At times, we feel tapped out or creatively empty. On days like these, it’s hard to push through [...]

Amazon Ad Tips

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Paid ads on Amazon, in my opinion, are the fastest, cheapest way to convert people who are browsing into book buyers.

Problems to Solve

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When something isn’t going the way we expected, we often get frustrated, blame others, and give up (or really, really want to quit). Instead, you can seek to understand what went wrong. Listening with open ears and asking for help/advice can let you change tactics fast. And recover. Even when a deadline is racing your way, [...]