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30 Ways Netflix Binge Watching Makes You A Better Writer

Who says that time in front of the TV can’t help you become a better writer? Here are 30 ways you can grow as writer.

5 Reasons Why Writing A Book Will Change Your Life Forever

So you want to write a book. I’ve been there. It is great feeling but it is also really scary. You’re unsure how it will happen. You’re already busy and overwhelmed, right? For years, I wrote blog posts and had ideas for book but couldn’t finish a book. The truth is I wasn’t sure how to write a book. There…

Charades with Todd Foley

For today’s post I am thrilled to talk with my friend who is also one of my favorite authors, Todd Foley. He is a fun, super intelligent writer (and editor) who has really been a mentor to me. As I really think about it, I think it was after reading his first novel and having him tell me about self…

7 Ways To Write Faster TODAY

Ready to put more words on the page? Here are 7 practical ways to show you how.






5 Marketing Ingredients That Make You A Better Writer

The truth is you’re not just a writer. You’re also a marketer. Here are five practical ways you can improve your marketing strategy.






Don’t Worry About Platform. (Focus On THIS Instead.)

Over the last few years, there has been an unhealthy obsession with platform building. No matter if you are big or small, it seems like everyone assumes that “you need a platform” or that you need “to grow your platform.” But the truth is you don’t. Not at all. You don’t need your own self-hosted website. You don’t need to…

5 Things To Do When You Don’t Feel Like Writing

So you don’t feel like writing, but you know you should be writing. Here are 5 things you can do about it.






Dear writer with countless half-finished stories

I know how you feel. It absolutely sucks to have a pile of half finished works laugh at your face. The scribbled sentences start to taunt you and the blank pages stare back with contempt. Or maybe you are just starting out and you are paralyzed with indecision, afraid to start. But the truth is, no writer on the planet…

The 5-Step Guide To Boost Your Confidence As a Writer

 You suck. You’re not a writer. Your work is terrible. These are just a few of the negative voices writers have floating around in their heads. You may think you are alone, but you’re not. The issue of confidence is one of the biggest struggles every writer faces. “Fake it till you make it” is the popular answer, and honestly,…

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