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Shifting Gears with Tone of Voice

Shifting Gears with Tone of Voice

Clients often say they aren’t sure how to just flip a switch and shift from a too-formal to a conversational tone of (written) voice. I can empathize.

Do You Help Yourself?

Do You Help Yourself?

She still remembers the teacher saying, “If we could do it right the first time, we wouldn’t need to know how to learn. You’ll get better as you go.”

Know Yourself to Motivate Yourself

Know Yourself to Motivate Yourself

We all need a loving little push now and then. Can we be both the pusher and the pushee? Can we work with our own strengths and weaknesses?

Trusting the Process

Trusting the Process

Hustling to seize the bits of character and dialogue and narrative before they disappear makes me anxious. I can feel it. Who wants to wake up to that?

Listen to Your Work

Listen to Your Work

Can we get quiet enough to hear the still small voice of the houseplant? Or of our undernourished muse? Of our not-yet-ready creative work?