Coaching – What You Get

In honor of all of my loyal followers, I am offering this special, full access, Coaching Package for a limited time. This is a no obligation, month-to-month package. You decide each month whether you want to continue.  This is especially great for those of you who may just have one, or a few, pieces of … Read more

7 Top Gifts for the Writers in Your Life

My absolute #1 favorite, the Flip Dictionary!  This is my secret creativity weapon! Better than just synonyms, the Flip Dictionary offers “clues” designed specifically for writers to: help us figure out that phrase we’re looking for, but just can’t think of or when we know what we want to say, but aren’t sure just how to say it. … Read more

Have a freelance writing job you’d like to post?

Fiverr is a great place to promote your writing services at the price you want.  I use Fiverr and love it!  While they run the gambit from everything to graphics to music and audio to advertising, they have an extensive writing section that includes: Resumes & Cover Letters Proofreading & Editing Translation Creative Writing Business … Read more

Successful Blogging – The How-To of Starting and Growing Your Blog

The How To of Starting and Growing Your Blog The How-To of Starting and Growing Your Blog walks you step-by-step on everything from starting your own blog to growing your readership. You’ll learn: How to build your blog The best  plug-ins for getting started The proper way to set up your post name to maximize … Read more

My Secret Creativity Weapon

I’m going to break down and share with you a little secret of mine. Ok, so maybe it’s not quite a secret, but it is mine! It’s something I refer to as my “secret creativity weapon” and I’ve been using it now (very successfully!)  for the past six (6!) years.  And, I have to tell you – … Read more

10 Reputable Websites for Writers

Every Writer  writing tools, website building, and even ways to overcome writer’s block. He even shares tips on starting a literary magazine. Offers poetry and writing contests, too. Live Write Thrive Helps writers get their manuscripts ready for publication. Journalist’s Resource a great place to find reliable research as well as inspiration for your next freelance article. Psychwriter explores the … Read more

Why Writing is So Important

Writing is empowering. It stimulates the creative process in that It is complex, calling upon both sides of our brain to come together to shape an experience and feeling into something someone else can understand. And, we all share the need to be understood. Your writing is a powerful tool that can shape the way … Read more

What does your audience want?

As a writer, you are an entrepreneur. You are choosing a nontraditional route in which your written word is your promotion.  This makes you in charge of your own business.  And, it is a business.  The good thing is, it is a business in which you get to do what you love every day (hopefully!).  … Read more

Obstacles to Opportunities

Let’s face it, a lot of times when we hear the word obligation, we find that synonymous with obstacle; and obstacles can be real motivation killers.  So, instead of seeing obligations as motivation blockers, let’s take a look at what overcoming those obligations can do for us.  The best way to do this is to … Read more

Query Letters that Work Mini Course

As writers, one would think this would be easy, right up our alley, so-to-speak.  But, the fact is, writing a query letter is a very specific and formal process, one that can leave many writers frustrated and unsure. I’ve worked with many talented writers who have been tripped-up by or struggled with the process of … Read more