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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 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

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 together...

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....

Daniell LaPorte uses Linda's book proposal template

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