Treat Your Writing Like Unplanned Sex!

Treat Your Writing Like Unplanned Sex!

When I first started writing coaching, I had a client tell me that she treated her writing as if it was unplanned sex! When she needed to, she would sneak it in whenever she could. Every spare moment on weekends, after school, or instead of lunch, she would grab her...
Passion is the fuel that propels the writing engine

Passion is the fuel that propels the writing engine

One of my favorite authors is historical fiction writer Sharon Kay Penman (what a great name for a writer!). The historical period she writes about is the Middle Ages, and she creates incredible romantic stories using actual people and events. A truly remarkable...
Ninety-five Percent of Writing is Just Showing Up

Ninety-five Percent of Writing is Just Showing Up

If I were to ask you why you haven’t written a book, I’m guessing the most common answer would be that there doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day. There are people with children, businesses, extended families, and any other life picture you can imagine. Yet, they...
Push Past Your Insecurities and Keep Moving Your Pen!

Push Past Your Insecurities and Keep Moving Your Pen!

During a healing session years ago, the diagnosis I received was that I must begin to make all of my choices from openness and joy instead of fear. When I asked how to know when I was choosing from fear, the answer was, “It’s simple. When there is a struggle, there is...