My Journey to Becoming a Book Coach

I’m sharing this book coaching journey for several reasons: Owning what we’re doing, naming it, and sharing it, gives it power. My first blog post ever, over ten years ago was called “OMG, I’m Writing a Novel.” It was a powerful post for me to share my voice and my dreams, to claim that not…

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Writing Talent IS a Thing

Last week while scrolling Instagram, a post popped up that declared, “Reminder that ‘writing talent’ is not a thing. Writing is a skill. It’s a muscle. You get better by writing more and more and reading a ton.” My initial, gut response was total disagreement. Then, I saw that the post had over a thousand…

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What is gratitude?

November is the month of gratitude in the US. We are to live this month with “an attitude of gratitude” and be thankful for…everything?  A quick internet search of “gratitude quotes” came up with hundreds of them. Everyone from the ancient Greek philosopher, Epictetus, to  Ralph Waldo Emerson to Willy Nelson apparently has had something profound…

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