Tag Archive: note from the coach

Jan 10

Self Edits, Part 1

Before you decide that your book is finished and you are ready to spend time and money working with an editor I would suggest a round of self edits. This is the real work. If you thought that telling the story the first time was the hard part, you might be in for a surprise. Over …

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Oct 27


It’s all about balance. I know a lot of authors. But I know very few full time authors. Most writers, even those multi-published, have a ‘day job’. A full time position that brings in regular paychecks. Writing can be a fickle career and unless you are independently wealthy, or have a supportive spouse / partner …

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Oct 23

A Note from the Coach – Goals

I read some time ago that willpower is a limited resource, residing in the same small section of the brain that houses the ability to stay focused, our short term memory, and the part of our mind that solves abstract problems. That is a lot for one very small area in the front of our brain. But …

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