Are You Paying Attention To These Signs?

When I was 17 years old, I had a really difficult decision to make: which college was I gonna go to? At the time, I’d applied to the two colleges I visited that I actually liked, St. Bonaventure and Utica College. Both schools had their pluses and their minuses, but overall I could see myself […]

The Journaling Tweak That Helped Me Manifest A $10K Writing Project

So I’m always telling you guys about my daily mindset practice that I do, which includes freestyle writing and then doing a journaling exercise called “write your reality” where you write intentional statements using “I” and written in the present or past tense. (The final part of the practice includes visualizing what you want as […]

This Is Why You Need Like-Minded Friends That You Connect With Regularly

Several months ago, my good friend, Mary DeRosa Hughes, and I decided to be each other’s accountability buddies. It totally made sense–we’re both writers and authors, we both have big dreams that we’re taking action on daily, and we both think very similarly. Most importantly, she gets me. She gets the way I think and […]

This Is What Discipline Looks Like

You want to achieve something; to write a first draft; to publish your novel; to put words on the page every day. You know what you want. It’s clear in your mind and has been for some time now. You figure out what actions it will take to start making some progress on said achievement. […]

The Truth About Being A Pro Writer

I almost didn’t write this post today. ‘Cause I didn’t feel like it. I had no idea what to write. I didn’t want to be sitting here in front of my computer staring at a blank page. So I procrastinated. I made breakfast and took a shower. Two things I rarely do until I’ve already […]