Planning for a Short Time: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 286E It’s the second quarter of the year — how is your writing going? Where are you in meeting the goals you set for yourself a few months ago? Here are some tips for getting more done this quarter…and maybe more done for the rest of the year! Good luck!

Finding Yourself: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 283E The wonderful thing about stories — whether reading or writing or listening to them or watching them — is that they help us to know ourselves. We learn more about who we want to be, who we don’t want to be, what makes us laugh and what makes us angry. I encourage you…

First Things First: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 278E In this month’s Encouraging Words episode, I talk about how I’ve been looking at Susan May Warren’s Values-Based Planning from episode 276 to decide on my priorities for 2022. After struggling with the idea that I don’t want to stop doing things I love and am good at, I finally decided that I…

Values Planning in 2022: An Interview with Susan May Warren

EPISODE 276I ´╗┐Bestselling author Susan May Warren joins us again to help writers and other creatives understand how to plan a new year of accomplishments in a way that works best for each one of us, individually. She tells us how she developed My Brilliant Writing Planner and explains the many ways we can use…

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…