When someone discovers that I help people write books, she usually asks me how to get on track and stay focused until the book is finished. Before I can respond, I have to ask them some questions. I never want to make assumptions about the author’s motivations. If you’re considering writing a book, take some […]
My novel Chasing Sylvia Beach is a way to initiate conversation about what’s important to me. So I’ve gathered a handful of friends and colleagues in what I am calling a ‘Virtual Salon’. (Some people call it a blog tour, but I think Virtual Salon is more fun, don’t you?)
Here’s a simple but profound exercise to target the heart of your book so the ‘what’s it about’ question will no longer haunt you.
Bringing a work of art into the world will yield a blend of internal and external rewards. There’s what you gain from bringing the work to fruition and what you will glean from how others receive it.
It will be different for everyone, but here are seven possible boons that await you when you claim your authority.
We believe lack of time is the reason we’re not doing our work.
But I’ve coached everyone from extremely busy executives to retirees to working mothers, and here’s the truth: you can make time for what’s important to you. Here are seven strategies that my clients have used to go from excuse-maker to author.