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How my father released my writing shame on his deathbed

How my father released my writing shame on his deathbed

My beautiful writers, I want to talk about the things we don’t talk about—that which shall not be named. The unmentionable here is SHAME. The shame so many want-to-be authors have around not having the "right" credentials. It was my father—on his deathbed—who let me...

New Writing Retreat Testimonials (& Upcoming Rate Increase):

New Writing Retreat Testimonials (& Upcoming Rate Increase):

Hello, Love! Maybe you know what this is like: It's so HARD to say goodbye after you've felt seen, heard, and loved up—"gotten" as a person and a writer, maybe for the first time. (Not that it ever gets old.) How, after you've bonded through laughter, tears, and...

​What do I put in my book proposal? And how do I build a “platform”?!

Breathe easy, friend - it's easier than you think. Download my Writer's Gift Pack (a detailed PDF Book Proposal Checklist + 2 juicy audios—17 Ways to Build Your Platform & The Power of Weaving a New Story) for free instant access to the BEST strategies I know.
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Daniell LaPorte uses Linda's book proposal template

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