Simone de Haas: Speaker’s Director

Simone de Haas

Simone de Haas is creative, not conventional. Your conversation may be with just one person, or an audience of thousands. It may be live, online, or forever captured in a book. ​You desire to know that you can deliver your message with confidence, without awkwardly expressing your ideas or story. Simone de Haas believes that there … Keep reading…

Frank McKinley: Tribe Builder

Frank McKinely

Can you imagine selling 10,000 books? How about 500? How about over 25,000 books!  Frank McKinley has been a writer since he could pick up a pen. When the boys his age were playing war with toy soldiers and pellet guns, he was designing magazines made of construction paper and crayons. Inside were articles, pictures, … Keep reading…

Rooted In Nature: Stories of Hope, Healing And Feminine Wisdom by Nancy Broadley

Book Review

You know you’ve stumbled upon a good book when shortly after you begin reading you get testy with the person who comes in and tries to get you to do something else. I should probably open with a bit of information about myself. I am not a “divine feminine/sacred goddess circle” kind of girl. Normally, … Keep reading…

Blake Powell Asks: Are You a Bulletproof Writer?

Blake Powell

What is a bulletproof writer? If you’ve been watching my blog lately, you’ll have noticed that I’ve been binge reading about writing and creativity. One of the common threads I’ve noticed in all of my reading is the idea of writing community. In my recent post I mention a number of Facebook groups that are … Keep reading…

Writing Humor

writing humor

What a fun show about writing humor! Cheri Caddick joins me again to discuss writing for laughs in both fiction and non-fiction genres. She is a perfect choice to discuss this topic with me as her books Falling Down Girl and Falling Down Girlfriend artfully ride the line between sublime comedy and ridiculousness. Cheri is … Keep reading…

Bad Advice for Writers

Bad Advice for Writers

Sometimes bad advice for writers comes from the best of intentions. In this episode, Cheri Caddick joins me again to help us out of the spots we writers get into when we receive bad advice. Cheri and I discuss how some advice can be downright mean at one point in our writing life and perfect … Keep reading…