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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

Oct 30, 2020

If you decide to take on the complaint-free challenge, you’re guaranteed to learn something about yourself.

It’s simple: No complaining to anybody you know IRL. No complaining to virtual strangers online. No complaining to yourself. (That one’s the hardest.)

Complaining makes our work far less enjoyable. We engage...

Oct 22, 2020

Judith Gaton, style coach, author, and podcast host, joins us today to talk about the impact of how the way we get dressed impacts our sense of well being.

This isn’t about getting dressed to the nines when you’re working from home (unless you want to!), but about being more deliberate in ways that support your...

Oct 15, 2020

Habits can become so ingrained that we believe that they’re the way things are rather than a pattern we’ve started and that we can also end.

Sometimes when it’s nearly time to turn in a piece, we’ll go over and over and over it again, working ourselves up in a way that produces diminishing returns for the procut...

Oct 12, 2020

I don’t mean that editors don’t want your pitch because the story angle isn’t clear, that there’s no news hook, and that you don’t have a string of impressive clips in your bio. You can learn how to handle all of that.

What I mean is that editors want what a pitch promises. Understand this, and you’ll be...

Oct 8, 2020

When it comes to pitching, a surprising number of mid-career freelancers really aren’t sure what to do. They may have a basic, intermediary, or theoretical understanding of pitching that doesn’t yield reliable results with competitive publications.

Getting clear about this is way more effective for building internal...