Category Archives: The Motivated Author

Writing a Book – On Purpose!

Many of my articles are written for “the motivated author,” but sometimes, motivation is not so much the key as identifying that life does indeed have a way of showing you what you are to do – with clearly defined … Continue reading

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First-time Authors – Adjusting your approach shifts your attitude!

Writing can be difficult and take forever and leave you feeling like you might rather have spent your time at the local dentist’s office… or Writing can be fun and inspiring and not even remotely considered a “grind” from which … Continue reading

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What does it take to be “the motivated author?”

I don’t often focus on the motivated author; there are a large number of writing coaches who do quite a lovely job with that.  However, I had a conversation with a client last night, seeking counsel from me on how … Continue reading

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An Author’s Most Powerful Writing Tool – The Outline

Today I wanted to follow up on the previous post and the three key elements noted there, the first of which was learning that writing is NOT all about you – it is about learning to write with the intention … Continue reading

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Writing a Book is NOT all About You!

Have you ever had those mornings when you wake up – just itching to write?  Your excitement and motivation are at a peak because you have a critical message you want and need to share – and then you stop … Continue reading

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Your writing may just be about the journey!

Sometimes I feel compelled to write – for no other apparent reason that being compelled to do so! The muses seem to come for a visit and I embrace their presence – allowing the creativity to bubble to the top … Continue reading

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Five Key Tips to Engage in Inspired Writing

I have seen an increasing number of programs that promote writing a book in a weekend – or writing a book in the month of…  causing me to wonder, “Can it really be accomplished?”  “If so, what is there that … Continue reading

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The Inspired Author: Life’s Little Instruction Book

What does it take to inspire you as an author? It should not surprise you to know that being sensitive to the world around you serves as continual inspiration… taking one small example of seeing daily frustrations as the foundation for a personal Life’s Little Instruction Book! Continue reading

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How authors remain motivated…

Authors, like a river, move headlong to achieve publishing success; cutting their way through any obstruction to reach that river’s end. From a 30,000 feet viewpoint they see where to change course, determined to choose their own path, tearing away at boundaries and carving out the exact road they want to travel in the publishing world. Continue reading

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