What Will It Take to Finish Your Book?

EPISODE 248T I have been saying since the beginning of this podcast 3 1/2 years ago that I believe YOU can write a book and change the world. Today I talk about how to finish your book. The three most important things you need are time to write, the mindset to get started and keep…

Give It Up For Your Writing: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 238E Not only should we “give it up for our writing” as in applaud and cheer, but sometimes we need to make choices about what we’re going to give up in order to get more writing done. What are you willing to spend a little less time on in order to move your writing…

Music to Last a Lifetime: An Interview with John Ondrasik

EPISODE 236I Today’s guest is John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting music fame. In addition to writing and performing music, John is also an inspirational speaker. John shares with us how he views art and creativity, how he gets out of a funk, and the importance of doing things you love. He encourages us to…

The Magic of the Emerald Isle: An Interview with Jennifer Deibel

EPISODE 234I Today’s guest is Jennifer Deibel, whose debut novel, A Dance in Donegal, just came out! Jennifer tells us about life as a debut author, and how she started writing. She lived in Ireland at the time, and felt she’d finally found her heart there. That made her want to write about Ireland in…