7 Simple Habits That Will Help You Write Faster and Easier

“I hate writing, I love having written.” Dorothy Parker Writing is a funny process, when you stop to think about it. It’s an odd dance that requires various parts of your brain to fall into rhythm and work together. It’s a rub-your-head-while-you-pat-your-belly sort of situation but with a dozen hands on the go at one time. What…

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How To Enjoy Content Creation Instead Of Stressing About It

Content Creation

Had a lovely chat with Marc Guberti, as a guest on his popular Breakthrough Success podcast. Our main topic of conversation was how to enjoy content creation instead of stressing about it. I kicked things off by assuring listeners that there’s a do-able path forward to a place where you earn enough to feel successful,…

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6 Punctuation Mistakes That Annoy Readers And How To Fix Them

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“In writing, punctuation plays the role of body language. It helps readers hear the way you want to be heard.” ― Russell Baker GOOD punctuation is something most readers take for granted. In my 20+ years of writing, I’ve never had someone leave a comment raving about the perfection of my punctuation. If you’re doing it right,…

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7 Simple Strategies To Stop Thinking About Work All The Time

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There’s nothing inherently wrong with thinking about work when you’re not at work. Sometimes I come up with great ideas – and solve problems – while I’m driving somewhere (or soaking in the tub).  But when you can’t stop those work thoughts from rattling around in your head, you’ve got a problem. Because not being able…

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