This could be your best year ever. According to Michael Hyatt, leadership mentor and best-selling author of Living Forward, if you wait until you aren’t scared, it won’t happen. What is “it”? The possibilities for your life. And 2017 could be the year that turns it around. We’ve been working on taking our lives forward … More Do It Scared!
After a few trusted author sources recommended I find an agent, I began the search last month. I printed a list of recommended literary agencies off Michael Hyatt’s website, and proceeded to examine each agency website. Thoroughly. Even though I’m not exactly sure what I’m looking for. I pray as I search, so I guess … More Finding an Agent
Last year one of my goals was to open a Twitter account. On December 31, 2011 I posted my first tweet. I don’t think I would have done that if I had only thought or even said to myself that I should start tweeting. I knew it was something that would help my writing … More How to Make Your Writing Goals SMART
There is so much great information out there! Sometimes abundant good advice can be hard to sort through. I don’t know about you, but my mailbox is loaded with tips on writing, grammar, blogging and marketing. It’s easy to feel saturated and a bit bloated by it all–a little like you may have felt yesterday … More Throwing Out a Lifeline
Are you ready to be published? That is the question I asked myself after listening to an interview by Michael Hyatt with literary agent Rachelle Gardner earlier this week. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’ve been working my tail off the past year and a half learning the craft and doing everything every agent, author … More Published: To Be or Not to Be
“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” Richard Bach This quote caught my attention earlier this week. My apologies to you whose blog I “stole” it from because I didn’t make a note of where I saw it when I copied it down and now, can I remember where it was?? Of course … More How to Become a Professional Writer
What is most important to you? My husband and I have been working on a Life Plan we were introduced to on Michael Hyatt’s website. We took a few days and went away to plan our lives…specifically our marriage and family goals. Our time away was very productive; we prayed a lot, talked a lot … More What Is Most Important?
I think I’ve finally grabbed hold of the message. This past year of writing, I’ve wrestled with all the usual writer issues like: Keeping my butt in the chair (distractions at home with family…need I say more?) Putting actual (and many) words on a page–or computer screen now that I’ve succumbed to technology Believing I … More Brand Yourself