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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

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...

Aug 22, 2023

Some writers always honor their deadlines for clients, yet aren’t accountable to themselves when it comes to marketing or creative work. Maybe you want to pitch more stories, finish your book proposal, or write in your journal every single day. You get started, then quit, and never build enough momentum to create the...

Aug 15, 2023

Perception of time varies from person to person, and from task to task. Before, during, or after a particular writing task your estimate of how long it takes will likely vary. This lack of clarity about time in the moment can be seen or described in very different ways depending on the context (eg “flow” vs...

Aug 8, 2023

Freelance writers often have a hard time setting rates, or feeling great about them after we’ve signed a contract.

It can feel challenging when:

  • You have a sense that there’s a correct rate to charge, but you don’t know what it is
  • You don’t know how much you need to earn this year, so can’t break down this...

Aug 1, 2023

Do you (almost) always honor your agreements to others (e.g. you routinely make your deadlines), but have a hard time doing things that nobody else is completing (e.g. pitch a story to a new-to-you editor)?

External accountability can help interrupt narratives that are neither fact-based nor helpful. 

Today I share with...