Handling Rejection: Finding peace

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

It’s easy as a writer to spend a lot of energy trying to figure out why something went south. How to find peace where you are.

Handling Rejection: Barnacles

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Why bad memories carry weight and what we can do about it.

Handling Rejection: Words of comfort

Monday, January 8th, 2018

What to do before you take your work out there. A key component to stock in your survival toolbox.

Handling Rejection: A Writer’s badge

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Slammed by the press? Rejected by an agent or outraged public? Great! Congrats! Join the writers club.

Handling Rejection: No to yes

Monday, December 18th, 2017

It happens to every writer. It’s never any fun. How to frame it when it happens… or even better, before it does.

The Bigger Picture: A little more now

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Daunting tasks are easy to postpone, when all it takes is a little more now.

The Bigger Picture: Personal Integrity

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Novelists lie for a living. But never lie to yourself. Developing personal integrity with yourself about yourself.

The Bigger Picture: Concrete steps

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Dreaming is a snooze. Action gets the job done. One tool to push you forward.

The Bigger Picture: Toward or away

Monday, November 27th, 2017

A simple tool for navigating the zigzag path of a writer’s life.

The Bigger Picture: MRI Head trip

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Today we’re going to go on a little ride into your head, and see what lights up. Why thinking helps make it so.