Writing Process: Trust Your Creative Self (It’s Not Easy)

Every writer develops their own writing process. Its foundation is trust. You need to trust your intuition (your instinct, or creative self) to develop a process which works for you, but it’s not easy. When you first begin your writing journey, you will confuse your intuition with your inner editor — your ego. A few weeks back, a coaching student … Read more

Outlining Fiction: 3 Tips To Make It Easy

Do you find outlining fiction a challenge? Many authors do. Authors want to: Hook readers from the first page… This makes the first scene important; it freezes authors into endless procrastination; Avoid reader-boredom in the sagging middle of their novel, so procrastination strikes again. Outlining fiction: the most important tip Please don’t let your inner editor take charge, telling you … Read more

Write A Book Fast: 2 Simple Ways To Make Writing Easier

Are you struggling to write a book? I work with self-publishing authors every day. Their biggest challenges: failing to answer the why? question, and over-thinking the process. This leads to procrastination and self-doubt. Whether you’re writing fiction or nonfiction, your writing process will go more smoothly if you write your blurb (book description) first. Although you’ll rework your book’s blurb … Read more