How to Write a Self-Help Book That Actually Changes Lives

How to Write a Self-Help Book That Actually Changes Lives

From anger management to self-esteem, from spirituality to creativity, there is a self-help book for every individual need. But does every self-help book actually . . . help? Make a difference? Change a life?

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Instant Kick-in-the-Pants for Discouraged Writers

Instant Kick-in-the-Pants for Discouraged Writers

Writers have bad days. We get negative books reviews, we take too long to finish a story, and we get rejected—sometimes all in the same week.

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Facebook Group Admins: Are You a Mentor or a Dictator?

Facebook Group Admins: Are You a Mentor or a Dictator?

Are you building a Facebook community or a prison? 

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The 7 Writers You’ll Meet at Andi Cumbo-Floyd’s Writers’ Retreat

The 7 Writers You’ll Meet at Andi Cumbo-Floyd’s Writers’ Retreat

This past weekend, Andi Cumbo-Floyd, Kelly Chripczuk, and Shawn Smucker hosted a writers’ retreat on God’s Whisper Farm in Radiant, Virginia.

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17 Things I Learned from Serious Writers at WordFest

17 Things I Learned from Serious Writers at WordFest

#6: Watch out for “so what?” stories. A “so what?” story is one wherein all conflicts are resolved but where’s the payoff? Where’s the emotional satisfaction? What does the reader feel at the end?

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How to Start Your Own Editing Business

How to Start Your Own Editing Business

Tried-and-true advice from an expert.

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5 Things No One Tells You about Becoming an Entrepreneur

5 Things No One Tells You about Becoming an Entrepreneur

Depression is real. Even for dreamers and builders.

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When Writing Becomes Frustrating

When Writing Becomes Frustrating

Your frustration with writing makes you a better writer.

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Bucket List for Writers

Bucket List for Writers

Knock off your writerly bucket list items!

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10 Rules for Writing Your Book on the Beach

10 Rules for Writing Your Book on the Beach

Want to write your book on the beach?

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I’m Hiding Out in a Condo to Write My Novel

I’m Hiding Out in a Condo to Write My Novel

Yes, I really am going to a condo to work on my novel.

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How to Knock Off 52 Bucket List Items: An Interview with Catherine of Sooner Not Later

How to Knock Off 52 Bucket List Items: An Interview with Catherine of Sooner Not Later

Achieve your dreams sooner, not later.

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8 Female Indie Authors Who Are Killin’ It

8 Female Indie Authors Who Are Killin’ It

Are you ready to meet your next favorite author?

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20 Things You Can Learn from Dreamers

20 Things You Can Learn from Dreamers

Here’s what the entrepreneurs at the Launch Out Conference taught me.

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Sad #StoryTime Saturday

Sad #StoryTime Saturday

On Monday, I asked you to make me cry in ten words or fewer, and you horribly sad people did not fail to disappoint. Good gravy.

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Mindy Schoeneman: Writer's Confidence Has Abandoned Me

Mindy Schoeneman: Writer's Confidence Has Abandoned Me

I am a writer. I am a writer. I am a good writer.

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11 Reasons to Befriend Your Competitors

11 Reasons to Befriend Your Competitors

“Ah! A competitor! I must cower in fear/assert my awesomeness/outdo him in some way.”

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