Take Back Your Energy with a Question

Take Back Your Energy with a Question

Take Back Your Energy with a Question You know that feeling when you are powering away on a creative project and then notice that you’ve stopped, seemingly against your will? It’s as though all the energy that was streaming through you just dissipated. Why does...
Guest Post: After My Stroke, I Began to Enjoy Writing

Guest Post: After My Stroke, I Began to Enjoy Writing

Guest Post: After My Stroke, I Began to Enjoy Writing Here’s a guest post from author (and ACC client) Elizabeth Cottone PhD about how she came to love writing books. Enjoy!  ~ AMC When I was in middle school, high school, and college, I was a terrible writer. During...
Shifting Gears with Tone of Voice

Shifting Gears with Tone of Voice

Shifting Gears with Tone of Voice When I chat with clients about tone of (written) voice, they often say they aren’t sure how to just flip a switch and shift from a too-formal to a conversational tone. I can empathize. I think that kind of shifting gears is a skill...
Know Yourself to Motivate Yourself

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? What might that look like? Here are three suggestions. Set a High Bar A writer client was...
Halfway Through Nanowrimo

Halfway Through Nanowrimo

Halfway Through Nanowrimo How’s Nano going for me? I’m glad you asked. Here’s my report from halfway through National Novel Writing Month 2022. Unlike last year (my first Nano), this year I prepared more ahead of time, devoting hours in September and October to...