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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!

Success Via Strangers: My husband’s lover did me a favor…

It’s true. My family still jokes that we should send her flowers for “taking” my husband of 19 years away. Obviously that’s a long story. But one I think about every time a Carmel Writing Retreat grad inks a new book deal. (Yay! See our latest below!) We came together as strangers in a treehouse […]

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I’m thrilled to announce live OPEN BOOKS event with Danielle LaPorte, Justine Musk + Me!

Danielle LaPorte, Justine Musk and I have been designing a very special event for you.And I finally get to announce it!  Ever wish you could have an hour, a lunch — or a whole day — to sit with a woman living her creative dream so that you could ask her: HOW? HOW DID YOU DO IT? AND HOW CAN I? […]

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