Life Will Get In the Way–Accept It and Keep Going Anyhow

So on Wednesday, the city where I live had a horrific wind storm. It was almost tornado-like. They were warning people to stay off the roads and there was stuff blowing around everywhere. And, of course, we lost power. About 100,000+ people currently have no power, including myself. It’s been more than 2 days at […]

The Push-Pull of Making Changes (And Why Most Never Do)

When you’re trying to make massive changes in your life, whether that be starting to exercise, eating better, doing first things first, or any other kind of change you want to make, there’s something that happens. You get into making the changes, you’re consistent for a few days, and then suddenly… life chaos. Or your […]

The Idea Is You… It’s Not Separate From You

As a multi-passionate writer, creator and entrepreneur, I find myself bursting at the seams with ideas for things I want to do and create. It’s almost annoying at times, because I know I’ll never have the capacity for EVERYTHING.   Or so I thought.   But then last week I began a journey called “be […]

How To Use Fiction to Create Anything You Want In Your Life

When I was a kid, I had a dress up box. It was made from cardboard and was filled with things that transported me to fictional realities, where I got to be anything I wanted: a singer, a dancer, an actor, a teacher, an artist. I loved playing pretend. The thing I played most often […]

Outline Your Nonfiction Book: A 5-Day Blueprint

I’m a big believer in planning, as you probably already know. I think planning and development are the most underrated aspects of the book writing process. And the truth is, the book you write could be a million times better if you just did some planning and development first. If you spent some time thinking […]