Is Trump Ruining Your Writing?

Is Trump Ruining Your Writing?

I am so effing pissed right now I can’t breathe.  Last night when I went to bed, I was SURE I’d finish a chapter first thing in the a.m. A few scenes, speaking to me all week, would go from ethers to page. I opened my eyes at 6:50, with nothing on the...
Going Dark How-To

Going Dark How-To

My best DIY tips for leaving the world behind + finishing your book… Hey Beauty! Has this ever happened to you? Your shopping cart begs to be filled, but your feet stand immobile. The mounds of choices stupefy. Would they prefer Russet potatoes or Yukon Golds?...
I cried too often “because” of him

I cried too often “because” of him

I knew I was codependent. That relationship drama was the #1 time suck of my life and inhibited everything, including my career success. 😥 I couldn’t know how powerfully the act of color coding my diary would be to shock me into reality, or that it’d do more for me...
#Grateful. 100 Best Websites for Writers, 2017

#Grateful. 100 Best Websites for Writers, 2017

I’m excited to share Write Life’s “100 Best Websites for Writers in 2017,” with a new Podcast category! If you don’t yet know this site, you’re going to love them. So many resources for making your writing goals happen, year after year. Here they’ve pulled...
I’ve Got a Publishing Secret

I’ve Got a Publishing Secret

I wasn’t sure I’d ever talk about this. But if my experience helps you navigate your own writing + pub goals, I think it’s worth revealing. Late last year, I met with several publishers about having my own imprint. Essentially being a publisher within a publisher....
Give the Ultimate Writing Gift

Give the Ultimate Writing Gift

“Creativity takes courage.” ~ Henri Matisse 💚 Oh, yes it does, my friend. LOTS of it. Day after day. After. Day. From the start of my career in the Writing + Book Biz over 25 years ago, I said that stringing words together to entertain/educate others was...
Carmel Discount (Writing Retreat)

Carmel Discount (Writing Retreat)

Hello, beautiful writer! I’d love to share a few quick things: 1). how you can reserve a spot at one of my upcoming Carmel Writing Retreats at the old rate, 2). a new celebrity testimonial I just received about the retreat (wow/humbled beyond) + another book deal...

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