Oh No! NaNoWriMo … No Mo

Is NaNoWriMo for you?The other day a very close friend of mine asked me if I’ve heard of NaNoWriMo. In the writing circles, it’s inescapable to avoid NaNoWriMo during this time of the year. Outside of the writing circles, it’s an unknown.

I responded with a “Yep, heard of it, even did it one year. But, it’s not for me.” Continue reading “Oh No! NaNoWriMo … No Mo”

Don’t Let Fear Stand in the Way of Your Success

success by conquering your fearsLook around Indies Unlimited and you’ll find lots of good writers. Some of them are even very good writers. In fact, I would be willing to bet that there isn’t a lot that separates the best of us from the worst of us. So why does it seem that a few do better than the many?


Fear of rejection. Fear of success. Fear of … well … just about anything outside of writing. Continue reading “Don’t Let Fear Stand in the Way of Your Success”

Unleash the Power of Why

The power behind purposeWe write. Sometimes we write for ourselves and sometimes we write for others. At times, we look at what we wrote and think it sucks. Other times, we can’t wait to read it to someone else. What you write and what you do with it not only decides your future but also profoundly shapes the world.

What? Continue reading “Unleash the Power of Why”

Back To Work

penguinI’m back after a few weeks away from Indies Unlimited. Sure does feel good to be among friends, aspiring writers, already there writers and others again. While this site is not a “I went to the store yesterday” kind of blog site, I think it’s important to share with you what’s been happening in my life. In fact, it has a lot to do with writing.

For the past 16 years, I’ve worked for myself in many different areas: sales, marketing, freelance writing, social media community manager with a few other things sprinkled in. This past January, one of my clients made the proverbial “Offer I couldn’t refuse.” Continue reading “Back To Work”