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My Most Fave Obsessive Indulgences + Biz Advice

Hey all! I recently had a blast being interviewed for this "You Should Know Her” column, and wanted to share my obsessive indulgences, travel must-haves, and most treasured brands (including book, magazine, and editor names). Plus, we drill down into other topics I...

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

"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 not for the...

Guru Singh: Buried Treasures Revealed

Allow me to share perhaps my favorite conversation on writing EVER. As in, of all time. My dear friend of over two decades, Guru Singh, joins me on today’s episode of the Beautiful Writers Podcast and I know you've NEVER heard anything like what’s about to come into...

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...

Memoirist Elizabeth Lesser on the Beautiful Writers Podcast

Hey beautiful writers and book lovers! In case you didn’t get enough candy in your plastic pumpkins last night, I’ve got such a treat for you right now. Bestselling author and Oprah magazine columnist Martha Beck is teaming up with me yet again, and this time we’re...

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