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Maya Angelou said there’s no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. What can’t be taught is the burning desire to get your story into the world—that’s simply a part of you. Here are 5 signs you have an untold story in you that needs to come out:

Maya Angelou said there’s no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. You can learn how to plot a story. You can learn how to create realistic story people. You can even learn how to put emotions into words. You can also build up the endurance and discipline to get your butt in […]

Maya Angelou said there’s no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. What can’t be taught is the burning desire to get your story into the world—that’s simply a part of you. Here are 5 signs you have an untold story in you that needs to come out:

Maya Angelou said there’s no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. You can learn how to plot a story. You can learn how to create realistic story people. You can even learn how to put emotions into words. You can also build up the endurance and discipline to get your butt in […]

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What sets a great writer apart from a good one? It comes down to how well they can tell a story. And that story, whether it’s a real-life account or a tale of a far-off fantasy world, is why people read. Stories at part magic, but also part technique. Storytelling tools include point of view, […]

What sets a great writer apart from a good one? It comes down to how well they can tell a story. And that story, whether it’s a real-life account or a tale of a far-off fantasy world, is why people read. Stories at part magic, but also part technique. Storytelling tools include point of view, […]

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Our brains see whatever we tell them to see. The term for this is called Confirmation bias and it’s the reason you’re a terrible writer. Simply put—if you think you’re a terrible writer, it’s because you’re telling yourself you are. True to form, your brain is then going and finding the evidence to support your claims.

Why You’re a Terrible Writer Take just a minute to watch this video from YouTube. This is an awareness test. Count how many passes the team in white makes. How shocking is that?? It’s incredible what we miss when we aren’t looking for it. How can it be that we don’t notice such obvious things […]

Our brains see whatever we tell them to see. The term for this is called Confirmation bias and it’s the reason you’re a terrible writer. Simply put—if you think you’re a terrible writer, it’s because you’re telling yourself you are. True to form, your brain is then going and finding the evidence to support your claims.

Why You’re a Terrible Writer Take just a minute to watch this video from YouTube. This is an awareness test. Count how many passes the team in white makes. How shocking is that?? It’s incredible what we miss when we aren’t looking for it. How can it be that we don’t notice such obvious things […]

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Imagine if you could feel inspired all the time. And motivated. And excited. And any other feeling you want. The thing is—you can. And not only do you have the power to choose your feelings, you also have the power to erase any bad feelings that pop up.

When you’re feeling inspired, it’s easy to write. You feel good, you feel talented, you feel full of ideas. But when you’re feeling depleted, it’s near impossible. You feel too exhausted to pull yourself from the couch, anything you do manage to get down on paper is garbage, and you feel so beat down that […]

Imagine if you could feel inspired all the time. And motivated. And excited. And any other feeling you want. The thing is—you can. And not only do you have the power to choose your feelings, you also have the power to erase any bad feelings that pop up.

When you’re feeling inspired, it’s easy to write. You feel good, you feel talented, you feel full of ideas. But when you’re feeling depleted, it’s near impossible. You feel too exhausted to pull yourself from the couch, anything you do manage to get down on paper is garbage, and you feel so beat down that […]

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Are you falling prey to the trickiest form of writer’s procrastination? Here’s how to tell: You’ve been working on your novel/ blog/ article/ writing project forever, but you've barely made a dent. You don't want to start writing until you’ve done research. You have a bunch of ideas, but no complete drafts. You often lose yourself in research for your project and spend hours and hours looking things up. You don’t want to start writing until you’ve learned the basics.

Are you falling prey to the trickiest form of writer’s procrastination? Here’s how to tell: You’ve been working on your novel/ blog/ article/ writing project forever, but you’ve barely made a dent. You don’t want to start writing until you’ve done research. You have a bunch of ideas, but no complete drafts. You often lose […]

Are you falling prey to the trickiest form of writer’s procrastination? Here’s how to tell: You’ve been working on your novel/ blog/ article/ writing project forever, but you've barely made a dent. You don't want to start writing until you’ve done research. You have a bunch of ideas, but no complete drafts. You often lose yourself in research for your project and spend hours and hours looking things up. You don’t want to start writing until you’ve learned the basics.

Are you falling prey to the trickiest form of writer’s procrastination? Here’s how to tell: You’ve been working on your novel/ blog/ article/ writing project forever, but you’ve barely made a dent. You don’t want to start writing until you’ve done research. You have a bunch of ideas, but no complete drafts. You often lose […]

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Writer’s Block is one of the most frustrating and scary things a writer can go through. But I have some news...there’s no such thing as Writer’s Block. What you’re experiencing is Perfectionist’s Block, which is a very real thing! Here’s my process to work through your Perfectionist’s Block so you can get something on paper and eventually turn that something into amazing!

So you’re experiencing Writer’s Block, huh? Writer’s Block is one of the most frustrating and scary things a writer can go through. But I have some news…there’s no such thing as Writer’s Block. Seriously. Don’t believe me? Write this right now: “Mary had a little lamb.” Were you able to write/type that somewhere? Then good […]

Writer’s Block is one of the most frustrating and scary things a writer can go through. But I have some news...there’s no such thing as Writer’s Block. What you’re experiencing is Perfectionist’s Block, which is a very real thing! Here’s my process to work through your Perfectionist’s Block so you can get something on paper and eventually turn that something into amazing!

So you’re experiencing Writer’s Block, huh? Writer’s Block is one of the most frustrating and scary things a writer can go through. But I have some news…there’s no such thing as Writer’s Block. Seriously. Don’t believe me? Write this right now: “Mary had a little lamb.” Were you able to write/type that somewhere? Then good […]

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Writing is glamorous—all author signings, magazine interviews, and book tours across the globe. As soon as you get published you can tell your day job to F off. When you’re a professional writer, you don’t have to worry anymore that you suck. Once you’re published, all o your problems will melt away.If only. Here are 10 common misconceptions about writing and what the reality actually looks like for established writers.

Writing is glamorous—all author signings, magazine interviews, and book tours across the globe. As soon as you get published you can tell your day job to F off. When you’re a professional writer, you don’t have to worry anymore that you suck. Once you’re published, all o your problems will melt away. If only. Writing […]

Writing is glamorous—all author signings, magazine interviews, and book tours across the globe. As soon as you get published you can tell your day job to F off. When you’re a professional writer, you don’t have to worry anymore that you suck. Once you’re published, all o your problems will melt away.If only. Here are 10 common misconceptions about writing and what the reality actually looks like for established writers.

Writing is glamorous—all author signings, magazine interviews, and book tours across the globe. As soon as you get published you can tell your day job to F off. When you’re a professional writer, you don’t have to worry anymore that you suck. Once you’re published, all o your problems will melt away. If only. Writing […]

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Writing is a scary endeavor in itself, but writing fiction? That's downright terrifying! Luckily, there are plenty of available resources that make writing fiction a lot more approachable and even, dare I say, fun. Here are 7 tools that will take your writing to the next level. They'll help you master the craft of writing, stay organized, grow your writing career, find community with other authors and readers, and keep you inspired.

Writing is a scary endeavor in itself, but writing fiction? That’s downright terrifying! Luckily, there are plenty of available resources that make writing fiction a lot more approachable and even, dare I say, fun. But it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the vast amount of resources out there, especially when you’re a new writer. My […]

Writing is a scary endeavor in itself, but writing fiction? That's downright terrifying! Luckily, there are plenty of available resources that make writing fiction a lot more approachable and even, dare I say, fun. Here are 7 tools that will take your writing to the next level. They'll help you master the craft of writing, stay organized, grow your writing career, find community with other authors and readers, and keep you inspired.

Writing is a scary endeavor in itself, but writing fiction? That’s downright terrifying! Luckily, there are plenty of available resources that make writing fiction a lot more approachable and even, dare I say, fun. But it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the vast amount of resources out there, especially when you’re a new writer. My […]

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If you’re ready to post your eBook on Amazon via Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) or even just thinking about doing that down the road, I have the perfect tool for you—a preformatted, easy-to-use FREE template. To save you a lot of time and stress, download the preformatted eBook—it’s the perfect font, format, and document type for the KDP dashboard. 

Today’s post is short and sweet, but VERY valuable! If you’re ready to post your eBook on Amazon via Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) or even just thinking about doing that down the road, I have the perfect tool for you—a preformatted, easy-to-use FREE template. One of the biggest headaches I ran into when working on […]

If you’re ready to post your eBook on Amazon via Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) or even just thinking about doing that down the road, I have the perfect tool for you—a preformatted, easy-to-use FREE template. To save you a lot of time and stress, download the preformatted eBook—it’s the perfect font, format, and document type for the KDP dashboard. 

Today’s post is short and sweet, but VERY valuable! If you’re ready to post your eBook on Amazon via Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) or even just thinking about doing that down the road, I have the perfect tool for you—a preformatted, easy-to-use FREE template. One of the biggest headaches I ran into when working on […]

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MY NAME'S KELSEY AND I'M A BOOK SLUT

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Would I say my reading addiction is a problem?

Would you consider the fact that I've blown my daughter's future college fund on new books an issue? Cool, me either. I knew we'd be friends.

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17 Books Totally Worth the Hype

9 Books to Get Completely Lost In

15 Books That Are Even Better as Audiobooks

7 Ways Kindle Short Reads Will Skyrocket Your Writing Career

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