7 Biggest Story Mistakes Writers Make

I’ve worked with hundreds of writers over the last seven years, in workshops, private coaching and through free challenges and events that I’ve run. And there are a handful of mistakes I see being made over and over again. These are VERY common mistakes. So common, in fact, that I sometimes wonder if there are […]

If You Want To Believe Something New, You Have To Figure Out What That New Belief Is And Then Live Into It

For the last few months I’ve been really committed to working through my old, limiting beliefs and creating new ones that better-support the direction I want to go in my life and business. And as I’ve begun to create these new beliefs, I’ve also begun to see them show up in my life. But along […]

Want To Be A NY Times Bestselling Novelist And Have Your Stories Turned Into Movies? Then You Owe It To Your Audience To Learn Craft. Period.

Over the last few days I’ve been wrapping up a content edit for one of my clients. I do a lot of content editing in my business for writers who’ve written a draft and now want to get feedback to make improvements. I’ve never enjoyed a content edit as much as I did doing this […]

How Do You Know When You Have A Good Story Concept? An Unlimited Number Of Plots Can Play Out On It

Since moving to Austin, I’ve finally picked up a Roku, which is a device for streaming on your TV (I used to use my Nintendo Wii for streaming–ancient, I know!!). And some of the programming on Netflix is different, depending on which device you’re using. The other day I was scrolling through when I came […]

Stop Worrying About Not Having Enough Ideas And Turn Yourself Into An Ideas Machine

So often I see writers posting about and talking about the fear of losing ideas or having their ideas stolen. In the world of today, it’s a legit concern, of course. But that doesn’t mean it’s something you have to constantly worry about or focus on. I haven’t really talked about this much, but in […]