Should I self-publish or publish with a publisher?

Should I self-publish or publish with a publisher?

Recently a client reached out to me with the following question: “I have an editor friend who is encouraging me to find a publisher vs self-publishing. I want to open this book up to all possibilities and I want to know what you think?” I can’t tell you how many times...
When Is It Time to Kill Your Book?

When Is It Time to Kill Your Book?

There I was, sitting on a bench outside of the Apple Store bawling my eyes out. I had lost everything. My hard drive had crashed and a book I had been working on – or talking about working on –  for a year and a half was gone forever. I was in shock. All was lost....
5 Tips to Better Blogging

5 Tips to Better Blogging

Recently, one of my clients was approached by the special sections editor of an online business journal to write some articles as a guest columnist for their how-to section. (This is what happens when you write and publish a book. People approach you for your...
Who Are You Writing To?

Who Are You Writing To?

I woke up in the middle of the night a few weeks ago with a gasp. I scrambled to grab my phone and open up the notes section, bleating into my voice-to-text at 2 am. I had been stuck. My book – which I started in February of 2015 – had been lying there dormant and...
The Biggest Thing Getting In The Way Of Your Writing

The Biggest Thing Getting In The Way Of Your Writing

It’s a worst-case scenario for me: a client is M.I.A. She hasn’t submitted her first draft and isn’t responding to emails. No bueno. I reach out to the friend who referred me to her to find out what is going on. She hops on a call with my client and is able to...