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New Writing Retreat Testimonials (& Upcoming Rate Increase):

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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...

Joel Stein on the Beautiful Writers Podcast

Joel Stein on the Beautiful Writers Podcast

Humor writer and journalist Joel Stein has kept me laughing for over twenty years with his brilliant columns in Time magazine, the LA Times, Entertainment Weekly, and more. With his hilarious and insightful new book, In Defense of Elitism: Why I'm Better Than You and...

Anita Moorjani & Kelly Noonan Gores: Miraculous Healing

Anita Moorjani & Kelly Noonan Gores: Miraculous Healing

What's it take to make a story go viral? Global? To top the charts as word-of-mouth carries your tale far and wide—for days, months, or even years? There's no one formula. But certain things help stack the odds in your favor. Like novelty (a unique idea). Grabbiness...

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

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Daniell LaPorte uses Linda's book proposal template

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