Get Unstuck and Transform Your Book into a Reality Part I

Last week, I listened to a webinar from Elizabeth Marshall, Host and Founder of¬†AuthorTeleseminars and co-Author of The Contrarian Effect and Janet Goldstein about “uncovering the tipping points that will transform your message (and book) into a movement.” This webinar was worth tuning into. They provided listeners with useful information that can help turn your […]

Why: The Most Important Question for Writers

Most journalists ask “Why” questions. The other ones are who, what, when, and where. However, “Why” is one of the most important one, even although some people believe asking “Why” questions puts others on the defense and isn’t productive. I disagree. Why questions make you think about you desire and helps you reach or achieve […]

Freelance Writers Watch Out for Publication Predators

Recently, a photographer contacted me on behalf of a designer she worked with. This designer paid for an article to run in a lifestyle magazine I wrote for. The photographer found a comment I left on a blog post that was about the magazine not paying freelance writers. Lo and behold, they’re up to their […]

7 Writing Exercises and Prompts to Cure Writer’s Block

So, you think you have writer’s block? This can be cured by doing one or all of the writing exercises and prompts below. One of my favorite writing exercises is the Creative Copy Challenge. It’s a great way to ‘test’ out a story to see if it could become a #1 Best Selling novel or […]

The Bottom Line with Rebecca: Query Letters

I wrote a children’s picture book and a non-fiction book for teens. I decided to focus solely on querying literary agents for my non-fiction book for teens. It’s been a great and somewhat confusing experience. Like you, I’ve read every book and visited many blogs that tell you how to write your query. I revised […]