How to create a writing routine

How to create a writing routine

If you do something at the same time every single day, you tend to make a habit of it. Therefore, we can all create a habit of writing. Initially, we may not believe that ideas come when they come and they don’t necessarily come at five o’clock in the morning every day just because we say, “Okay, it’s time to …

Do you judge a book by its cover?

Do you judge a book by its cover?

Of course, we do! Even though our moms said never to judge a book by its cover, we do it all the time. I do not advocate judging people by their skin color or by the way they dress. But that is people. We judge books by their covers. There is a very different cover on a romance novel than …

Boosting Business with a Book

Boosting Business with a Book

Is it time for you to get some passive income into your business? Are you ready to stand out as the expert in your field? Even though I often say that anyone who is writing a book for publication becomes a business owner with a product to sell, this blog post is directed to the established business owner who wants …

Top 10 books for writers

Top 10 Books for Writers

I’ve been on this writing journey for over 30 years now and writing professionally for twelve. I was not born an award winner. I had to hone my craft because we all learn as we go. Like many writers, I also love to read and over the years certain books have stayed with me and helped me along my journey. …

Write Deep

Writing Deep

There is a perpetual discussion in my marriage when it comes to cooking. My husband likes the low and slow method, whereas I am a high heat—can’t wait to eat kind of gal. In fact, I’m in a rush for most tasks in my life, which does not always serve writing deep. Writing deep requires us to slow down. As …

The Agent Search

The Agent Search

Last night, at ten in the evening, I received a celebratory text from a client saying she’d just hit SEND on her full manuscript requested by a literary agent. Together, we had begun her agent search a few months ago and after a few queries and getting no response she finally had someone interested in her project. There was much …