If you’re like me, you enjoy a good film that moves you emotionally. I particularly like the ones that make me cry. There just aren’t enough opportunities to open up and bawl like a baby. A good flick can do that for you! I also refer to movies a lot when coaching my writing clients. Movies […]
In The Busy Woman’s Guide to Writing a World-Changing Book, I talk about how to commit to a monogamous relationship with your book while writing it. Framing it as a relationship seems to help my clients. We all know how exciting and fun the initial phases of a project is. Early ideation is thrilling. There’s […]
We’ve heard the usual advice: write a certain amount of words daily. Keep a notebook to capture your ideas in one place. Write what you know. But what if some of the simplest things made for the best writing practice? All this is good advice. And over time, I’ve seen that it’s the simplest practices […]
Join me and Denver authors Eleanor Brown and Cynthia Swanson for the League of Women Voters of Jefferson County Authors’ Luncheon. I’ll be sharing stories about a passion for reading and writing books. This is going to be fun! The event is on Saturday, February 23rd; tickets available here through February 18th. Reserve your spot […]
Want to write but have a hard time capturing your ideas and knowing where to start? Make it easy peasy to free-write from your own prompts!
Who wants to write but can’t seem to get it going? I’ve got just the thing! My class the Devoted Writer will empower you to get your words out easily. We start February 1st! Reserve your seat now; link in bio.
Here’s a mini workshop on how to design your own writing practice so you can write what you want, when you want.
I call on you to step up fully to honor your impulse to write. I invite you to ask yourself not will you write but what will you write. What if you lived as if writing were not optional, but a daily tonic, a balm to your spirit? What if you finally took your writing impulses seriously and […]
You have probably heard me say that consumerism is the weakest form of creativity. Sure, it’s fun and creative to choose art supplies. But the real payoff is in using them. Like many people, I am seeking more simplicity and clarity with ‘stuff’. My friend Courtney Carver’s book Soulful Simplicity has inspired me to shed […]
When it comes time to reflect on the year, I often go all-out, writing a long document about my year. I love savoring how my projects have grown me. This year, though, I am deep in the revision of my book and don’t have space to write a long annual review. But I found a […]