Category Archives: Buy Local – Fort Collins

Small Business Saturday is November 24th this year!

Remember all small businesses today, and BTW I’m just about the smallest business you’re ever going to run into! Please consider the purchase of my books as GREAT holiday gifts for your friends and family with midlife or love concerns… … Continue reading

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Don’t give up on writing! Instead read this story!

Have you heard the true story of the late Olivia Goldsmith, bestselling author of the novel The First Wives Club? Here’s is a great example of writer’s perseverance from Cynthia Kersey’s great book Unstoppable: 45 Powerful Stories of Perseverance and … Continue reading

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Do you regularly lose your confidence as a writer?

I know I do.  I’ll be going along just fine for a while, believing what I do is useful and meaningful.  And then one day, out of the blue, I’ll suddenly decide, “This is crazy!  What am I doing here?” … Continue reading

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From where do you draw YOUR inspiration?

A fascinating question I happened to ask myself the other night…this led to a quick mental journey through the many adventures I have experienced in my life. At the time, many of these experiences seemed harsh and often quite painful.   … Continue reading

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How to believe in yourself as a writer

“It takes ten to fifteen years to become an overnight sensation.” My experience in the past six years has been, that it may be easier to become a writer today than to believe that you are one.   And the world … Continue reading

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Giving birth to your first blog!

“Freedom of the press is only available to those who own one.” Just spent an hour with a client yesterday, helping her visualize the blog she hopes to create.   To me this is the essence of creativity! First consider why … Continue reading

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E-book pricing strategies

Have you heard about Blogging Authors yet? If not, rush on over there and see their new post on e-book pricing!

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