Get More When You Ask More

Do you ask for what you want or do you say, “Nah, that’s too much trouble and besides…they’ll say ‘no’ anyway.” WRONG. BAD ATTITUDE. Yes, it may cost you a little pride if you ask for something and the decision maker says “no,” but who cares? You bothered to ask and there’s a big chance [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Book Publicity, Uncategorized|4 Comments

The Power in Saying No

This month has been crazy productive (aka busy) and I thought a good way to put it all in perspective was to make a blog post out of it. I was recently asked the question, “What is one piece of advice that you would give to your younger writer self?”   The answer:   When [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Stop Waging War On Yourself

If you have chronic stress, if you’re feeling burnt out, and are tired of hearing the judgy, Inner Critic voices telling you what you “should” do, then it’s time to let in awareness and compassion for yourself—not just for other people. You do this by asking for help and by being gentle with yourself. I [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Give it Away!

The way to make money as an author is by first not making money—volunteering is the secret to your longevity as an author, editor and teaching artist.  While you’re writing your novel, memoir or poetry—which don’t generate any immediate income—you can convert your writing/editing skills/workshop into paid opportunities through your blog so you can gain [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|Creativity, Networking, Uncategorized|0 Comments