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…

Where Did I Put My Notes?  A Status Update on My Novel in Progress

I've got notes everywhere

Rather than talking again about how I haven’t written properly for a couple months … because … well … you know … life. Work has been extremely busy and I find myself too exhausted for my imagination to kick in. Wait! That’s a lie! My imagination kicks in as I’m trying to fall asleep. For … 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…

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…

Eventually You Have to Write!

The Sticky Keyboard square

I didn’t want to write another post about not writing and how okay that is … sometimes. So, I had to actually get myself writing! One thing I’ve discovered is that I’m really good at talking about writing and learning about writing – and I’ve been crap at actually DOING the WRITING! Eventually though … … Keep reading…