I became a writing coach to help my clients join the conversation. It’s only when we welcome and celebrate multiple perspectives that we can create a kinder, more tolerant society.
Over the last several weeks I’ve been quiet on here because I’ve been doing a lot of listening, reading, and thinking as we’ve seen problems that have been around for centuries come to the fore in ways that they haven’t in my lifetime. I’m not going to respond to particular people or incidents, but in […]
Whether you’re writing a blog post or a book, you’ve likely asked yourself what you should write. It may feel like you could write about anything – after all, thanks to the internet, you can research anything you want. But just because we can do something, doesn’t mean we should.
All kids are fearless, until they start editing themselves. Learn to quiet your inner editor so you can be a fearless writer.
As writers, we have a responsibility to our readers to filter out unreliable information when we choose what sources to use in our books, blogs, and articles.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to hold your book or see it on the shelf? Read on!
So you’ve finished your manuscript, thoroughly revised it, sent it to your beta readers, applied their feedback, and sent it to your proofreader. You must be done, right? No. Sorry, you’re not. Now it’s time to get your publishing consultant involved. What is a publishing consultant? I hired Sam Pearce of Swatt Books to help […]
I wrote the first draft of my book, There’s a Book in Every Expert (May 2020), in four weeks. I never wrote for more than two hours a day, and I didn’t write on weekends.
I’ve had a few clients lately who had concerns about how to responsibly use other people’s words and ideas. In other words, they wanted to know how to be sure they weren’t committing intellectual property (IP) theft. What is intellectual property? We’ll start with the UK government’s definition of IP: Intellectual property is something unique […]
In this blog, I usually discuss aspects of writing your books and why you need to write your books, but given the disruption caused by Covid-19, I thought it would be useful to discuss planning other sorts of writing. Business owners often underestimate how much writing they have to do just to keep their businesses […]