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A 4-Step Guided Framework for Journaling and Gaining Clarity

Not that long ago, as an eight-month pregnant lady living on stitched-together patches of sleep, finding time to journal was becoming a challenge amongst my pending worries about new motherhood. I decided to try the Clarity Cards as a journaling exercise and loved the results. Here’s the four-step process I used to chart out thoughtful ideas, insights, and clear perspectives on being pregnant.Keep Reading

The Writer’s Workshop Live & Small-Group Writing Circle

This Fall, for the first time in three years, I’m teaching a live (via the Internet) gathering of The Writer’s Workshop. We’ll come together for eight weeks to practice writing, form writing groups, and gather for live calls in order to get better at storytelling, narrative, and persuasion. Sign up early, space is limited.Keep Reading

A Look Inside My Writing Habits

Are you optimizing your writing habits? We have a limited amount of attention, bandwidth, and energy. There are only so many “hacks” we can take before it’s going to become ever more important to cull the flow of information and set up systems that let us optimize for our strengths and internal design. My writing andKeep Reading

Today! Get The Writer’s Workshop as Part of The Writer’s Bundle for $99

If you’re a writer, or your goals include getting paid to write, publishing a book, or developing your blogging, listen up. This week I’m part of a BIG thing you’ll want to know about and it’s called The Writer’s Bundle. Every year, The Write Life puts together an amazing package of resources for writers. ThisKeep Reading

How to Link Your WordPress Website To Also Publish on Medium

You can publish once through WordPress and automatically create a post in Medium. Genius. Earlier I blasted everyone on my RSS feed with a crazy post of a lot of type headers. The email, “Medium cross-posting test from WordPress!” was meant to be a test post of publishing to both platforms. It worked… way too well.Keep Reading

February Monthly Writing Theme: Perspective

Each month I share a monthly writing prompt for you to reflect on, write about, and discuss. I’ll be writing a lot on this theme, and I invite you to join me in writing by linking your blog in the comments below or following the hashtag #mowriting on Twitter or Instagram. Perspective: What is it? HowKeep Reading

January Writing Theme: Discernment

Each month I share a monthly writing prompt for you to reflect on, write about, and discuss. I’ll be writing a lot on this theme, and I invite you to join me in writing by linking your blog in the comments below or following the hashtag #mowriting on Twitter or Instagram. Discernment: What is it?Keep Reading

November Writing Theme: Connection

Each month I share a monthly writing prompt for you to reflect on, write about, and discuss. I’ll be writing a lot on this theme, and I invite you to join me in writing by linking your blog in the comments below or following the hashtag #mowriting on Twitter or Instagram. Connection: What is it?Keep Reading

October Monthly Writing Group: Routine

Last week I posed a question in a few writing groups I’m in: would a monthly writing theme be helpful to you as a writer? Do you want to write about a topic, a subject, or an idea together? The answer was a resounding yes. A monthly framework to write: join me for a new theme,Keep Reading

50 Things That Make Me Happy

In the free series of writing prompts I put together, one of the prompts is to make a list of 50 things that make you happy. I love lists (they’re one of the things that makes me happy!), and I love using lists as a way to kick-start my writing. It’s not writing, it’s making aKeep Reading