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Writing on Wednesdays title cover with Sarah Bereza and Nicole Roccas

You know how it’s hard to be grateful? (Episode 045)

We recorded this before COVID-19 became a big deal, but gratitude is more relevant than ever! In this episode we talk about the connection between gratitude and writing, Nicole’s new gratitude journal, plus Sarah shares a tip about Instagram and we both talk about books we’ve read recently. Books we mention in this episode: Nicole’s…
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The What to Read Shop

Introducing the New “What-to-Read Shop”

Hi friends! Just stopping by to let you know I’ve added a new feature to this site. I’m calling it the “What-to-Read Shop.” Basically, it’s a place for writers and book lovers with curated reading lists of top 10 books around particular topics my audiences tend to enjoy. These are books I find myself recommending…
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A Free Template to Streamline Online Book Reviews

It happens to me all the time. I read an amazing book, one that fills me with all these rich experiences and thoughts that I want to tell the world about it. But when I head over to Amazon or Goodreads to write a review, I’m like a deer in headlights. My mind goes blank,…
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Writing on Wednesdays Episode about Indistractable

How to Be an Indistractable Creative (Ep 039)

Is canceling all our social media accounts and throwing away our smartphones the only way to beat distraction? Talking about Nir Eyal’s helpful new book, _Indistractable_.

Bravign the Handler (book) by Jessica Handler

The Book I Recommend Most Often as a Writing Coach

Few books have influenced me more as a writer than Jessica Handler’s Braving the Fire.

Writing on Wednesdays title cover with Sarah Bereza and Nicole Roccas

Strong and Nimble: Our Goals for 2020 (Ep 035)

From book proposals to sabbaticals to buying mascara to finally visiting a dentist after twelve years: Nicole and Sarah talk about their 2020 goals.

Writing, Grieving, and Recovering: Notes to Self by Emilie Pine

I’m three quarters through Emilie Pine’s evisceratingly well-written collection of personal essays and I can’t remember an author who’s made me cry this much…

220 for 2020! And Other Reading Goals

An ambitious reading goal for an ambitious year!

My Top Reads in 2019

2019 was such a great reading year for me, I’m sad to see it go. I’m on track to make my Goodreads goal of 75 books, but always find it difficult to decide what my favorite books were in any given year. I read in so many different genres, from picture books to academic nonfiction,…
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How to Read More (#FastTipsFridays)

It’s December–time to make good on those Goodreads goals we set last January! This week’s #FastTipsFridays are a collection of the strategies I use to keep reading high on my list of priorities. Be clear on your WHY(s). Why do you want to read more? What would reading more add to your life? What are…
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