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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

May 28, 2020

The way we think about certain events happens so quickly that it can seem like it’s the only way to respond. Some of our inner dialogue is so routine, or so convincing, that it feels inevitable—at least at first.

Today I’m sharing with you a coaching client who noticed that a thread of thought was distracting her...

May 21, 2020

This is a followup to last week’s episode. Instead of coming up with a sophisticated justification for resisting pitching, this week we’re looking at two types of overpitching.

Overpitching type 1 is when you are full on pitching. Pitching the socks off of every single story. You become a pitching warrior. If your...

May 18, 2020

How would your writing life be different if you felt more confident?

You’re invited to join me for a free, live masterclass on Wednesday, March 20, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern / 6:00 p.m. BST.

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In this class we'll look at how you can increase your confidence NOW,...

May 14, 2020

Are your emails annoying your editor?

Are you sending too many followups? Too many story ideas? Are all your messages getting on their nerves?

If your pitches are half baked, poorly written, and an overall bad fit for the publication, it really doesn’t matter how many you send. You can’t send lousy pitches and...

May 9, 2020

Guilt is a useful emotion when it’s alerting to an ethical mistake we’ve made. But quite often guilt stems from beliefs that aren’t true or helpful. Simply telling yourself “Don’t feel guilty!” is more likely to make you avoid the feeling rather than deal with it.

Today we unpack what to do if you’ve got a...