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

Got memoir. Need platform?

“Nobody who changed the world did it by waiting for an audience.” ~Jeff Goins A writer just emailed me in a bit of a panic. She’s finished her book, but for reasons I’m not yet completely clear on, chose not to work on creating a platform at the same time. What are your suggestions?” she […]

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Writing My Arse Off…

Hello Beautiful Writer! Some of you know I take every July off to work on my latest book (“going dark to write,” I call it), and I’m home from Alaska and New York, where I was in heavy memoir rewrites. It always takes me about 10 days to get into the groove of not thinking about […]

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