3 Steps You 'MUST DO' For a Successful 2nd Quarter

April is here and so starts a new month and a brand spanking new quarter for your goals (Insert applause). Before you can get it cracking for April and the next 3 months of your goals journey, I’ve listed 3 steps you MUST DO to ensure you’ll have a successful 2nd quarter.

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Writing: Expectations vs. Reality

Writing is the most therapeutic, tortuous, rewarding, mind-boggling, exciting rollercoaster you can engage in…besides reading a good book. If you keep at it the growth is awe-inspiring; where you start is much different from where you’ll end up.

Back in the 80’s, telling someone you wanted to be a writer was like saying you wanted to be an astronaut. It seemed far-fetched. Thankfully, the literary field of writing has grown significantly and is

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10 Reasons To Cut The Crap And Be Confident In Your Work

Cut the CRAP and be CONFIDENT - yes, that’s a mouthful but you need to GET OUT OF YOUR OWN HEAD! That’s the first thing that you need to remind yourself of when it comes to being confident in your work. We are our own worst enemies - always talking smack in our minds and limiting ourselves with doubt and fear. Dag! We’re such haters!

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How To Organize Your Storyline

Have you ever saw a movie and had a blank expression at the end, like “What did I just watch?” after spending 90 minutes or more following characters from beginning to end in a film and you’re still confused? Just think how a reader would feel after spending a few hours or days of reading your book and they came out with the deer caught in headlights look because you were all over the place in your storyline.

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5 Benefits To Creating An Audiobook

Years ago I had a book to read for a book club meeting where I failed to read the paperback in time so I hurriedly downloaded Terry McMillan’s “Getting To Happy” and hoped that the audiobook would allow me to catch up by listening. I don’t remember any amazing experience from it , I’m just a paperback diehard, but I finished the book and had no plans of revisiting audiobook land again.

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Please Don't Kill My Vibe...

Every now and again I come up with an amazing idea, if I do say so myself. I don’t make it a habit to talk to everybody about my ideas but sometimes I will share it with people in my inner circle. So one particular evening I was dining at an Italian restaurant with some acquaintances, the Merlot I had made me a little too mellow and before I knew it I was flapping my lips about

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