My Writing

Writing from the mat

I’m trying something new with my writing practice. I’m deliberately leaning really deeply into my true, authentic self. And it’s not as easy as it sounds. My true, authentic self is vulnerable. Emotional. Earnest. Hesitant. She is awkward and shy.…

Life’s better alcohol-free

I have a happy announcement to make – and it’s a big, personal one. On December 8, 2021 I celebrated one full year free of alcohol. My second sober holiday season was approaching, and I was so looking forward to…

How to Write a Killer Book Introduction

How to Write a Killer Book Introduction

Of all the book chapters you will write, your introduction is likely to confound you the most. What should go in it? How long should it be? Is anyone even going to read it? Most authors find themselves scratching their…

Write a World Changing Manifesto

How to Write a World-Changing Manifesto

When I sit down to work with a new author, I always ask them about their goals for their book, and invariably I get a version of the same answer: They want to make a difference in people’s lives. Very often, they want to change the way people think, elevate a conversation, and bring new understanding to a vexing problem.