Professional Development for Creatives

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Most jobs require a certain amount of continued education to make sure you stay relevant in your field. But what if you work as a writer or blogger? What if you’re one of those people who is often referred to as a “creative?” Then you need to find some professional development for creatives to keep […]

I Hate Social Media But Need It for Business (and Other Lies)

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We are a couple decades down the social media rabbit hole now, and I have miles to go before I sleep. (I think that’s how the poem goes?) I want to be the sort of person who makes relatable viral content on social media while simultaneously being the sort of person who throws her phone […]

Creating a Bullet Journal for Writers for Planning and Recording

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It’s no secret that I love planners and planning. Hell, New Year is my favorite holiday and that is mostly because I get a new planner out of the deal. This year, I decided to get a little crafty with my planning system. So, let’s talk about my bullet journal for writers for planning and […]

How to Get Motivated to Write a Book

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A common question I get asked (and one that I’ve asked many times myself!) is how to get motivated to write a book. The answer isn’t the same for everyone, but I will say we all struggle with a lack of motivation. There are tons of writing motivation quotes all over Pinterest and Instagram, so […]

Abundance Tarot: You Want to Pull This Card

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When I do tarot readings for strangers, I typically get asked a ton of questions about money. And while I think those questions are fine, reframing money questions to focus on what we really want (you know, the reason we want money) can get us better answers. That’s why I’m all about abundance tarot. Everyone’s […]

You Can Be Perfect or You Can Be Happy: A Writer’s Reminder

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I spent a lot of time trying to be a specific type of writer. I think it all started in undergrad, when I tried to write a specific thing for a grade. That behavior haunted me for a long time. Then I said to myself, “You can be perfect or you can be happy.” If […]