Kaizen: Small Steps Lead to Success

Kaizen: Small Steps Lead to Success

Kaizen: Small Steps Lead to Success Here’s a guest post from writer and coach LA Bourgeois, who explains how she re-started her writing life – in fifteen-minute increments. Please enjoy! ~ AMC   A few years ago, my dream of being a professional writer...
After Nano: Mission Creep and Takeaways

After Nano: Mission Creep and Takeaways

After Nano: Mission Creep and Takeaways What happened with Nanowrimo? I told you in November that I was participating for the first time in National Novel Writing Month. I didn’t expect to get Nano’s goal of 50,000 words drafted on the new novel. Accordingly, I...
What’s in Your Surprise Drawer?

What’s in Your Surprise Drawer?

What’s in Your Surprise Drawer? We’re all careening toward year-end – for better and for worse – and I’ll get right to today’s message. Especially with the sense that time is running out before the holidays take over, I want to talk...
Nano in the Dark

Nano in the Dark

Nano in the Dark Hi Everyone It’s November. The days grow short, the Eastern US falls back to Standard Time, and NaNoWriMo beckons. For more than 20 years, National Novel Writing Month — the community-minded nonprofit — has offered writers of fiction...
Two Tools for Writers

Two Tools for Writers

Two Tools for Writers Two tools from my book, FLOAT • Becoming Unstuck for Writers, have caught my attention lately. I want to explore them here, in hopes that they’ll be of use. • It’s Not Lost This tool grew out of a conversation I had with a painter. She’d had a...