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I'm the luckiest girl in the world! My incredible clients teach me more than I teach them. Keep an eye out for their quotes sprinkled throughout the site.

“The results were astonishing to me… I couldn’t be more thrilled or appreciative.”

Michael Ellsberg, Author, Forbes.com columnist

“Linda’s writing makes you stop, smile and remember your dreams.”

Tom Squitieri, USA Today


When deadlines allow, I love to muse on all things publishing. I share tips, tricks and stories to make your path easier + more fun!

So we had this little event…

And every radiant being there blew us away! On November 6, Danielle LaPorte, Justine Musk, and I met up in Santa Monica with a full house of people like you – creative talents with open hearts, gleeful faces, and super intelligent questions. “So much genius in one room—-this place is VIBRATING with loving wisdom : )” –  Samantha […]

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You will not be stopped

Waking up at my Carmel Writer Retreats with this view, and surrounded by such fierce talent and commitment to birth these gifts into the world, is an honor I’ll never tire of. But make no mistake: just because someone’s got everything it takes, doesn’t mean they aren’t scared out of their minds. It doesn’t mean their […]

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