The Hardest Part of Writing a Book

I see this question many places — on Quora, in articles about writing, when I’m asked directly. “What is the hardest part about writing a book?” I understand why people want to know, but the truth is that just like everything else in life, what is most difficult for me may be easy for you and vice versa. Here’s what I can tell you from my own experience. I have ghostwritten a …

How To Be Inspired Today

Creativity begets more creativity. Inspiration can be found from anywhere, but it can be easy to get so mired in and forget or be unable to find the beauty in the world. Stop what you’re doing. Right now. Just take a moment, put down the pen, the phone, remove your fingers from the keyboard. Just stop. After you read this sentence, close your eyes and take a deep breath and …

Time Management & Working From Home

As a working from home entrepreneur, time management is extremely important to me and my success, just like it was when I was an 8:30 to 5:30 corporate salesperson. I think the unifying thing across all jobs and all industries is being able to effectively manage you time and all of your priorities and tasks.   When you work from home or are an entrepreneur in general, time management and …

Why Can’t I Just Write My Own Website?

There are different types of copy and content out there. In a world where we can measure everything, where every ad has analytics and every website has conversion rates, where even success has metrics, you need to have strong copy to stand out, break out, and succeed. There are types of copy for every format and instance, including straightforward, storytelling, conversational, imaginative, long and short form, creative marketing, Direct-from-CEO copy, …

First

Hello! I am proud and excited to have started my own business, to be chasing my dream of being a writer for a living. I am excited, terrified, and freefalling into this newest adventure.   Who am I? Well, I am the youngest of 5 kids, including step-siblings, and the only girl. Yes, I have 4 older brothers. I had a very fun childhood, which involved a lot of playing …