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Reframe Harsh Criticism: 5 Fast Quotes

Happy #FastTipsFridays! Every writer (and human being) knows the sting of harsh criticism. There’s a difference between biting attacks and constructive feedback, but even when you know that difference it can be difficult to reframe hurtful words. Here are 5 quotes I return to during those times. “There are too many people today who instead…
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Launch Your Book: A Free Checklist (Middlesode)

Launching a book or curious about the process? Last week on the Writing on Wednesdays episode, Sarah and I talked about book launches. We threw a lot of ideas out there, so I compiled them all (and more) into a free marketing checklist specifically intended for authors publishing with a small to medium-sized press. You…
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Launch Your Book: A Free Marketing Checklist for (Small-Press) Authors

Last week on the Writing on Wednesdays episode, Sarah and I talked about book launches. We threw a lot of ideas out there, so I compiled them all (and more) into a free marketing checklist specifically intended for authors publishing with a small to medium-sized press. There are a lot of marketing guides out there…
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How to Cultivate Gratitude Every Day: 5 Fast Tips

You can never cultivate enough gratitude! This week’s #FastTipsFridays topic was recommended by an Instagram follower. Enjoy! At breakfast, visualize what you anticipate will be the most stressful part of your day. What is one positive thing that could come of that situation? What is one aspect you can look forward to? Once a day,…
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A Tale of Two Book Launches (Ep 030)

At the time this episode was recorded, Nicole was days away from the release of her second book (in realtime, it’s already here!). She compares the strategies she used to launch her first book with what she hopes to do differently this time around. Plus, a tip and tool from Sarah about appointment software. Resources…
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How to Get More Light This Winter: 5 Fast Tips

What do you do to get more light throughout the day winter? Here are 5 Fast Tips that help me…

3 Ways to Support Couples with Infertility in our Communities

Know someone dealing with infertility and not sure how to help? Here are three ways to be supportive!

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Routine Reset (Ep. 29)

Do your routines need a reset? Sarah shares how she has changed her routines to suit a new season of life. Even when routines have served us well, they don’t necessarily serve us forever (especially with a busy holiday season around the corner). Join the conversation in the Writing on Wednesdays Facebook Group! Until next week,…
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Evergreen Content (Ep. 28)

Three strategies for making the most of your evergreen content. Plus, how to identify what makes content evergreen, and how to decide when to create evergreen content. Resources and Reads Nicole’s Leke Sky bag Jennifer Polk’s Twitter What to Do When Someone You Love Is Depressed by Susan K. Golant and Mitch Golant Blueberries for…
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No Pregnancy in Heaven: Infertility and Theological Anthropology

It’s been a crazy week! A reminder that anyone who comments on blog posts this week (besides the crazy spammers selling Viagra) will be entered in a giveaway for my new book! And on that note, if you’re interested in the topic of infertility grief particularly as it pertains to faith, make sure to check…
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