Oct 3, 2023
Sometimes you AND your pitch need to get out of your head and out into the world.
On the first Tuesday of the month, I’m hosting co-pitching calls where freelancers work on their pitches together.
This month I offered a few short prompts for those who needed it. Here I elaborate on ways to approach these prompts,...
Sep 19, 2023
On Monday mornings I used to be cranky and anxious. It’s not a great combo any time, and not a great foundation for the week ahead.
Then I created a ritual to help me transition … and I actually look forward to that time when I get to look at my writing projects from a totally different perspective.
Sep 12, 2023
In one week, you might have a pub that you’ve written for for years fold, receive an email from an editor who said she loved your pitch now asking for a ton of edits, sign a contract for a new book, and have a source ask to reschedule an interview.
It seems there’s nothing as constant in change in the...
Sep 5, 2023
They say it’s the thought that counts when it comes to gifts. But if you’ve ever had the experience of receiving a gift that was clearly intended for somebody else (but the tags got swapped or similar), or if you received a generic Secret Santa present, you know that the thoughts leading to those gifts were...
Aug 29, 2023
On a road trip, you might see a dozen reminders about an upcoming exit. The frequency doesn’t mean that you should get off the highway for an unwanted detour.
Following the trail of habitual thoughts can derail your writing life. Learn to stay the course.
Also: The last session for the year of my small group...