Spring comes around every year, and I find that often, when coaching my clients, that some tidying up is required. It’s usually less the surface stuff, though that’s important, but often the things under the surface that need an update. Old beliefs, self-perceptions and projects may need to be taken to the curb. This article […]
The Writing Life
You know that book idea that’s been simmering in the back of your mind forever? It’s time to bring it off the back burner and into your life now! Get Started Writing Your Book takes place at Two Hands Paperie in Boulder on Sunday, April 14th. Only a few spots left! Register here. In this […]
Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg This is one of the true cornerstones for my life, writing and work. In it, Natalie popularised the concept of free-writing. This practice allows people to get their words out more easily. I have written every single thing using this method. I’ve also taught this method to thousands […]
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!
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 […]
Write every day!! I love this new notebook I got from @twohandspaperie I chose the dot grid paper for the interior. I think I will use this for my daily writing in October. Who wants to write with me daily? Join The Devoted Writer; link in profile.