I recently had the honor of presenting a keynote at the Nonfiction Writers Conference, along with Gretchen Rubin and other bestselling authors.
Here’s my presentation, along with the PDF worksheet.read more
Writers who want to be published by a legit house, and represented by a real-deal agent, should know this…read more
Let’s face it, some of the most gifted writers, entrepreneurs, and freelancers are terrible at networking. And it’s hurting their careers.
The most influential people are also busy people. They’re not rude (usually) but simply don’t have time to read your life story in an email.
With brief, strategic communications your emails and notes are more likely to be read—and receive a reply.read more
Not finished drafting your book? Start planning the launch – today!
I didn’t invent the concept of a book launch, but I want clients to succeed based on what I’ve learned. I have been a part of many book, brand, product, podcast, and brand launches—and led several for my awesome clients.
I’ve been a part of two successful New York Times bestseller campaigns, and every Amazon campaign I’ve led resulted in at least one #1 rank.read more
I’m honored to introduce you to a friend, and gifted writer, Chris Morris. His new book, Perfectly Abnormal, is thought-provoking and heart-expanding.
How to get a book blurb you feel you don’t deserve (even though you do)…read more
Have you ever considered the connection between your calling and your brand?
Are you challenged by these two concepts, as they apply to living your dream?
Books can make, break, or elevate a brand.
A book is the ultimate business card and a creative way to expand your voice. Most of all, publishing a book is a powerful way to share your story and expertise in a way that can change someone’s life.
As someone involved in the book industry for 20 years, I’ve seen plenty of successes and flops.read more
Jeff Goins, author, musician, and expert lawn-mower has a new book, Real Artists Don’t Starve.
I’ve read this fascinating book. It is truly a must-read for anyone who wants to connect their creativity and skill with their bank account.
Jeff was kind enough to answer some fun questions about art, life, and work.read more
Do you ever wonder about your purpose?
Some refer to this concept as one’s calling or mission.
In my own heart, and in conversations with my clients, this subject often comes to the forefront, especially as it pertains to career pursuits and living out our dreams.read more
I grew up in a house jammed with music. Or drums, anyway. My dad was a drummer, so a drum set was part of the living room furniture and a part of my childhood.
In fourth grade, it was finally time to join the school band. My classmates and I lined up to select our weapons of choice.
“But you have good, long arms—perfect for playing the trombone!”read more