Gifts from Me:

Click to listen in on my conversation with Kristine Carlson of Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff fame as we discuss the power of story.

Combining my savage geekery around writing, and the juice of deliberate creation, I’ve come up with an awesome tool to use in creating your dream life.

Get ready to don your crown, people and build a whole new world.

Does the thought of working with a Writing Critique Group make you wanna never put pen to paper or finger to keyboard ever again? I mean ever? If you’ve been crying in your dixie cup o’ Jim Beam since grad school, but there’s still a whisper of the writer in you, and you’re longing to join a critique group, then this lil’ gem is for you. There’s a beautiful art to receiving and giving feedback, and I break it down for you, albeit a bit irreverently.

Click to listen in on my conversation with the amazing Lisa Tatge, Life Coach extraordinaire, around Saying What You Need to Say… We dish about, first and foremost, finding your truth, and then knowing how to express it, (through writing or speaking), and finally we get into the blocks of what might be keeping us from speaking our truth.

Articles I ♥ on Writing & Story:

Books I Adore on Writing & Craft:

Podcasts That Will Rock Your Writerly World

Videos Featuring the Loves of My Life (My Fave Authors):


Videos on Story & Creativity

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