Want a free guide on how to bust through writer’s block?

Approaches to Storycraft

Have you had a chance to read my guest post on Well-Storied about my top tips on busting through writer’s block?

This is one of the areas of creative writing mindset that I have successfully tackled in recent years, and I learned A LOT!

Did you know there are different kinds of writer’s blocks? Did you also know that writer’s block can be a misnomer and make us think we have it when we really don’t? Yeah, that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Hop on over to the blog to read a few of my top tips and download my free guide to help you conquer writer’s block at the story development stage.

Why you struggle with time management

Coaching Tips and Guides

If you’re struggling with time management or productivity, take back your control by starting with writing something every day. The key word is “something” — as generic a word that is.

Something could be a journal entry, a poem, a dream, a blog post, a conversation overheard in the coffee shop, a letter to your grandmother, a short story, a memory, a character sketch, captions to summer photos, setting, exchange of dialogue, a chapter to your novel, your author profile, an epilogue, back cover blurb, news article, commenting on an author’s blog/website, a travelogue, a prayer, a wish list to Santa.

By writing something every day you are establishing a writing habit–which helps you manage your time. A writing habit will allow you to . . .

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Announcing Author Britt Skrabanek

Branding, Platform, and Community

Today was a bittersweet day for me as a self-published author. I received print proofs for the remaining two ebooks in my backlist pile. I started the process of converting my three books into paperback editions last summer. Yeah, yeah…it’s April now.

Working on this paperback book project happened during my “abundant” spare time as I run a content marketing consulting business full-time. I know many of you can relate, because like me, you aren’t one of the unicorns writing novels for a living.

In truth, it took me almost seven years to get here. Converting my ebooks into paperback editions was always a goal of mine, but I had no idea how I would pull it off as a DIY author. Well, I finally got over my BS and did something about it . . .

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Why Some Goals Fail

Coaching Tips and Guides

Have you ever set a goal or made a new year’s resolution where you were pumped and excited at first, then your momentum fizzled out and you lost interest in your end goal? This happens to the best of us! Some goals fail because they don’t meet five necessary conditions for success.

Setting goals is an absolute best first step. But setting goals doesn’t actually guarantee you’ll get anything accomplished. While there is something to be said for “winging it” or “let’s just see what happens” because we are taking the initial steps of action, forward progress won’t continue without a strategy.

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