There is Never Anything to Fix, You’re Perfect Exactly as You Are

I just made a seriously bold statement: that there’s never anything to fix because you’re perfect exactly as you are. An extremely bold statement. One that most people probably wouldn’t agree with me on. But I stand by it. A big problem that so many people have is that they’re always trying to fix things […]

Yes, I Write Everyday and I Don’t at All Understand Writers Who Don’t

The other day one of my hubs’ bandmates was hanging out at our apartment. We were just shooting the shit about whatever, as we usually do when he asked me a question that almost caught me by surprise. He asked me: do you write every day? It took me a second to realize that he […]

I Just Really Need to Tell You Something…

You’re not gonna screw this up. I know you think you will and you have all this noise in your head that says why even bother and who are you to write your novel and you’re just wasting your time. But you won’t screw it up. You can’t possibly screw it up because you’re always […]

The Hard Truth About Being A Professional Writer

I’ve been in the professional writing world for 16+ years and worked with hundreds of writers in all different capacities, and I can now look at writers and tell you based on their habits, beliefs, mindset and the actions they take (or don’t take) which ones are never gonna make it. Because most writers aren’t […]

Feel the Fear and do it Anyway is Different than Taking Action Out of Fear

One thing I’ve committed to in my life is that I will NOT take action based on fear. I used to do that and that’s when my life SUCKED and everything was a STRUGGLE. So now when I’m going to take action on something I ask myself, “am I doing this out of fear?” and […]