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Maya Angelou said there’s no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. What can’t be taught is the burning desire to get your story into the world—that’s simply a part of you. Here are 5 signs you have an untold story in you that needs to come out:

Maya Angelou said there’s no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. You can learn how to plot a story. You can learn how to create realistic story people. You can even learn how to put emotions into words. You can also build up the endurance and discipline to get your butt in […]

Maya Angelou said there’s no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. What can’t be taught is the burning desire to get your story into the world—that’s simply a part of you. Here are 5 signs you have an untold story in you that needs to come out:

Maya Angelou said there’s no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. You can learn how to plot a story. You can learn how to create realistic story people. You can even learn how to put emotions into words. You can also build up the endurance and discipline to get your butt in […]

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Our brains see whatever we tell them to see. The term for this is called Confirmation bias and it’s the reason you’re a terrible writer. Simply put—if you think you’re a terrible writer, it’s because you’re telling yourself you are. True to form, your brain is then going and finding the evidence to support your claims.

Why You’re a Terrible Writer Take just a minute to watch this video from YouTube. This is an awareness test. Count how many passes the team in white makes. How shocking is that?? It’s incredible what we miss when we aren’t looking for it. How can it be that we don’t notice such obvious things […]

Our brains see whatever we tell them to see. The term for this is called Confirmation bias and it’s the reason you’re a terrible writer. Simply put—if you think you’re a terrible writer, it’s because you’re telling yourself you are. True to form, your brain is then going and finding the evidence to support your claims.

Why You’re a Terrible Writer Take just a minute to watch this video from YouTube. This is an awareness test. Count how many passes the team in white makes. How shocking is that?? It’s incredible what we miss when we aren’t looking for it. How can it be that we don’t notice such obvious things […]

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Imagine if you could feel inspired all the time. And motivated. And excited. And any other feeling you want. The thing is—you can. And not only do you have the power to choose your feelings, you also have the power to erase any bad feelings that pop up.

When you’re feeling inspired, it’s easy to write. You feel good, you feel talented, you feel full of ideas. But when you’re feeling depleted, it’s near impossible. You feel too exhausted to pull yourself from the couch, anything you do manage to get down on paper is garbage, and you feel so beat down that […]

Imagine if you could feel inspired all the time. And motivated. And excited. And any other feeling you want. The thing is—you can. And not only do you have the power to choose your feelings, you also have the power to erase any bad feelings that pop up.

When you’re feeling inspired, it’s easy to write. You feel good, you feel talented, you feel full of ideas. But when you’re feeling depleted, it’s near impossible. You feel too exhausted to pull yourself from the couch, anything you do manage to get down on paper is garbage, and you feel so beat down that […]

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Are you falling prey to the trickiest form of writer’s procrastination? Here’s how to tell: You’ve been working on your novel/ blog/ article/ writing project forever, but you've barely made a dent. You don't want to start writing until you’ve done research. You have a bunch of ideas, but no complete drafts. You often lose yourself in research for your project and spend hours and hours looking things up. You don’t want to start writing until you’ve learned the basics.

Are you falling prey to the trickiest form of writer’s procrastination? Here’s how to tell: You’ve been working on your novel/ blog/ article/ writing project forever, but you’ve barely made a dent. You don’t want to start writing until you’ve done research. You have a bunch of ideas, but no complete drafts. You often lose […]

Are you falling prey to the trickiest form of writer’s procrastination? Here’s how to tell: You’ve been working on your novel/ blog/ article/ writing project forever, but you've barely made a dent. You don't want to start writing until you’ve done research. You have a bunch of ideas, but no complete drafts. You often lose yourself in research for your project and spend hours and hours looking things up. You don’t want to start writing until you’ve learned the basics.

Are you falling prey to the trickiest form of writer’s procrastination? Here’s how to tell: You’ve been working on your novel/ blog/ article/ writing project forever, but you’ve barely made a dent. You don’t want to start writing until you’ve done research. You have a bunch of ideas, but no complete drafts. You often lose […]

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Writer’s Block is one of the most frustrating and scary things a writer can go through. But I have some news...there’s no such thing as Writer’s Block. What you’re experiencing is Perfectionist’s Block, which is a very real thing! Here’s my process to work through your Perfectionist’s Block so you can get something on paper and eventually turn that something into amazing!

So you’re experiencing Writer’s Block, huh? Writer’s Block is one of the most frustrating and scary things a writer can go through. But I have some news…there’s no such thing as Writer’s Block. Seriously. Don’t believe me? Write this right now: “Mary had a little lamb.” Were you able to write/type that somewhere? Then good […]

Writer’s Block is one of the most frustrating and scary things a writer can go through. But I have some news...there’s no such thing as Writer’s Block. What you’re experiencing is Perfectionist’s Block, which is a very real thing! Here’s my process to work through your Perfectionist’s Block so you can get something on paper and eventually turn that something into amazing!

So you’re experiencing Writer’s Block, huh? Writer’s Block is one of the most frustrating and scary things a writer can go through. But I have some news…there’s no such thing as Writer’s Block. Seriously. Don’t believe me? Write this right now: “Mary had a little lamb.” Were you able to write/type that somewhere? Then good […]

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Writing is glamorous—all author signings, magazine interviews, and book tours across the globe. As soon as you get published you can tell your day job to F off. When you’re a professional writer, you don’t have to worry anymore that you suck. Once you’re published, all o your problems will melt away.If only. Here are 10 common misconceptions about writing and what the reality actually looks like for established writers.

Writing is glamorous—all author signings, magazine interviews, and book tours across the globe. As soon as you get published you can tell your day job to F off. When you’re a professional writer, you don’t have to worry anymore that you suck. Once you’re published, all o your problems will melt away. If only. Writing […]

Writing is glamorous—all author signings, magazine interviews, and book tours across the globe. As soon as you get published you can tell your day job to F off. When you’re a professional writer, you don’t have to worry anymore that you suck. Once you’re published, all o your problems will melt away.If only. Here are 10 common misconceptions about writing and what the reality actually looks like for established writers.

Writing is glamorous—all author signings, magazine interviews, and book tours across the globe. As soon as you get published you can tell your day job to F off. When you’re a professional writer, you don’t have to worry anymore that you suck. Once you’re published, all o your problems will melt away. If only. Writing […]

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How to Stop Procrastinating & Start Writing is your complete guide to becoming a writer who writes. This eBook is a completely free tool that walks you through every single step of conquering procrastination for good so you can finally tell your story.

Are you ready to finally start writing? Let’s do this! How to Stop Procrastinating & Start Writing is your complete guide to becoming a writer who writes. This eBook is a completely free tool that walks you through every single step of conquering procrastination for good so you can finally tell your story.  Inside this FREE eBook you’ll learn: The ins & […]

How to Stop Procrastinating & Start Writing is your complete guide to becoming a writer who writes. This eBook is a completely free tool that walks you through every single step of conquering procrastination for good so you can finally tell your story.

Are you ready to finally start writing? Let’s do this! How to Stop Procrastinating & Start Writing is your complete guide to becoming a writer who writes. This eBook is a completely free tool that walks you through every single step of conquering procrastination for good so you can finally tell your story.  Inside this FREE eBook you’ll learn: The ins & […]

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How many times have you walked away from a writing project you wanted to do because you had no idea where to start? If you want to write, but are feeling too scared or confused, it’s because you’re suffering from overwhelm. Overwhelm is an inevitable part of a writer’s life, but learning how to deal with it is a skill. Here are the 7 basic steps for conquering overwhelm and learning how to get past it in order to write!

How many times have you walked away from a writing project you wanted to do because you had no idea where to start? You have a great idea for a novel, but you don’t know how to structure such a long writing project. Or, you’re thinking about starting a blog, but there’s too much to […]

How many times have you walked away from a writing project you wanted to do because you had no idea where to start? If you want to write, but are feeling too scared or confused, it’s because you’re suffering from overwhelm. Overwhelm is an inevitable part of a writer’s life, but learning how to deal with it is a skill. Here are the 7 basic steps for conquering overwhelm and learning how to get past it in order to write!

How many times have you walked away from a writing project you wanted to do because you had no idea where to start? You have a great idea for a novel, but you don’t know how to structure such a long writing project. Or, you’re thinking about starting a blog, but there’s too much to […]

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The trick to sticking to your commitments is to decide ahead of time that you will do them. Here are 6 actionable steps to effectively decide ahead of time: 1) Realize there are two parts of yourself; 2) Eliminate as many decisions are possible; 3) Effectively plan your work sessions; 4) Know your limitations; 5) Commit to doing the work; 6) Plan for the tantrums

Have you ever made a huge declaration about finally doing something you’ve been dreaming of, only to find yourself not in the mood when the time comes to put in the actual work? If you’re anything like me, it’s probably happened more times than you want to admit. Each time I gave up on a […]

The trick to sticking to your commitments is to decide ahead of time that you will do them. Here are 6 actionable steps to effectively decide ahead of time: 1) Realize there are two parts of yourself; 2) Eliminate as many decisions are possible; 3) Effectively plan your work sessions; 4) Know your limitations; 5) Commit to doing the work; 6) Plan for the tantrums

Have you ever made a huge declaration about finally doing something you’ve been dreaming of, only to find yourself not in the mood when the time comes to put in the actual work? If you’re anything like me, it’s probably happened more times than you want to admit. Each time I gave up on a […]

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MY NAME'S KELSEY AND I'M A BOOK SLUT

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Would I say my reading addiction is a problem?

Would you consider the fact that I've blown my daughter's future college fund on new books an issue? Cool, me either. I knew we'd be friends.

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17 Books Totally Worth the Hype

9 Books to Get Completely Lost In

15 Books That Are Even Better as Audiobooks

7 Ways Kindle Short Reads Will Skyrocket Your Writing Career

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