Authors Want to Write, Speakers Want to Speak and Coaches Want to Coach

One of my coaching mentors has been privileged to work with a variety of “experts” over the last few years – helping them leverage their knowledge into real businesses. But here’s a common theme I noticed from his discussions about coaching these experts: “Authors want to write books, speakers want to speak and coaches want Read more about Authors Want to Write, Speakers Want to Speak and Coaches Want to Coach[…]

What I’ve Learned About Blogging from Writing More Than 200 Posts

I took the initiative (because it’s never given) to start blogging on the wordpress.com platform eight months ago. Since that time, I have written 239 posts, without missing a post. At an average of 300-500 words per post, that is roughly 119,500 total words—the equivalent of about sixteen short stories. During this journey, I have noticed Read more about What I’ve Learned About Blogging from Writing More Than 200 Posts[…]

Never have writer’s block again

Why do we have writer’s block? Where did that term come from? Writing used to be hobby, that thing you did in your spare time, for fun, especially before the 1940s (when the term writer’s block was invented). When writing is a hobby it’s not a big risk project. When it’s a hobby you do it without Read more about Never have writer’s block again[…]

What I’ve learned about blogs from blogging everyday

In our society, starting stuff is applauded. That when you tell your friends you’re getting married. A party will ensue. That when you join the gym, you already feel healthier and all you did was sign a check. That when you tell your friends you’re starting a new career. A party will ensue. There is this sense that Read more about What I’ve learned about blogs from blogging everyday[…]

Selling Books guest post – Write Every Day

One of my blog post for today is posted in it’s entirety on Cathy Stucker’s Selling Books blog site as a guest post – Write Everyday Writing is like any skill – it improves only with practice. The more you write, the better your chances of improvement. Be intentional with planning times for your writing – Read more about Selling Books guest post – Write Every Day[…]

All authors should give their first book away!

Do you have any desire to be an author? Great! You are not alone; many people desire to write, actually  81% of Americans say they’d like to write a book. With more than 1,000,000 books published every year (not counting ebooks or blogs), the odds are actually pretty good that you also are writing a book Read more about All authors should give their first book away![…]