Waiting for Perfect

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Have you ever struggled to press the “send” button on your art? Whether it's a book, painting, sculpture, or blog post, many of us struggle to release our work into the world. Even sending an email asking someone for help is hard (there's one sitting in my draft folder right now that I've stared at 18 [...]

10 Things the Experts Don’t Tell You About Creativity

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Does your life feel stuck on repeat? Do you wake each morning to live out what seems like the same day? Maybe you seem stuck like Bill Murray's character in the 1993 movie Groundhog Day. Maybe you feel like something in your life is missing. You’re not alone. Creativity is the missing ingredient for many of [...]

Nail Your Next Book Launch with this 1 Simple Question

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95% of authors don't know what to expect during a book launch—especially a new author. This 1 simple question--asked while you're still writing your book--can save you time and wasted effort. Discover how to nail your book launch.

7 Ways to Get Past the Saggy Middle of Your Story – Novel writing tips

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Writing through the "saggy middle" can be difficult. Here are 7 ways to break past your inner critic and write better, faster middles!

What Did You Do Today?

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2 awesome ways to get more creative work done, in the time you have!

Do You Have First Draft Fear of Failure?

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Ever gotten halfway through writing a novel only to freak out? Discover how to break through first draft FOF-- Fear of Failure.

What is your most creative time of day?

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Is the weather warming up where you live? Here in Chicago, winter is finally loosening its grip, and the air feels fresh. To me, spring means renewal. Maybe it’s because my birthday is around the corner, but I always feel like starting new endeavors this time of year. This month, I am re-dedicating myself to creativity. [...]

Eight Ways to Get The Most out Of Your Business Facebook Page

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Confused about Facebook author pages (Facebook business pages)? Discover 8 ways to get the most out of your Facebook page.

How to Plan Your Novel (Writing A Novel Episode 1)

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Start Your Novel (or Finish Your Novel) By Setting Awesomely Achievable Goals A project is defined as an individual or collaborative endeavor that is carefully planned and has a beginning and an end. As a professional project manager, I've learned the most successful projects have well-defined goals and a solid definition of success. Every project needs [...]

How To Use Scrivener for Author Marketing

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