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Thoughts on being an author and the craft of writing.

The Life-Changing Magic of Goal Setting

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Writing|

When I start working with a new book launch client, the first conversation I have is about goal-setting. This leads to the ultimate question, “How many books do you want to sell?"   I learned early on in my project management career that if you don’t define your goals, and spell out exactly what success looks [...]

How Music Helps Your Writing

By | January 6th, 2018|Categories: Writing|

Looking for inspiration to dig deeper into your characters? Check out this advice from author Susan Winters: Sometimes in the process of telling a tale, it’s easy to lose sight of your characters. Particularly if you’re a task-oriented person like me who wants to keep the story moving. With my last title, Ladies Man, I easily [...]

18 Author Lessons for 2018

By | December 28th, 2017|Categories: Writing|

18 Author Lessons for a New Year: Living With Intention As you look ahead to a new year, do you take time to celebrate your accomplishments and lessons learned? Taking time to review and reflect on the prior year is an essential exercise for any creative entrepreneur who is looking to take things to the next [...]

Takeaways from the 2017 20 Books Vegas Conference

By | November 26th, 2017|Categories: Writing|Tags: , , |

The indie author community is strong and thriving! Do you have what it takes to make a living with your writing? Find out my takeaways from the 2017 20 Books Vegas Conference. In early November, my husband and I flew to Las Vegas to attend the first annual conference of the 20Booksto50K Facebook group. The first official [...]