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Hi folks, it’s Jon from Children’s Book Insider & Writing Blueprints. In uncertain times, the best of humanity always manages to shine through. It’s a time to slow down, a time to reflect on what really matters and a time to let our creative selves flow freely. Laura, Matt and I stand with each […]
A published author of more than 50 books offers concrete steps to shed fear and reach your true potential.
Is it possible for one “regular” person to truly change the world? To bring hope and connection to millions? When Todd Bol built a small, schoolhouse-shaped box for his mom – so she could share her favorite books with her neighbors — he wasn’t intending to create global change. But it happened. Today, 77,000+ […]
She’s authored dozens of books. Now, as she celebrates her 35th year writing, Jane McBride offers her top 35 lessons learned. Enjoy some remarkable insight from a true professional.
Five minute quiz reveals your personal writing approach! You’ll avoid years of frustration by working with your style, not against it.
If fear is holding you back from pursuing your dreams, listen to what Will Smith has to say.
Every writer faces rejection. It how we respond to rejection that makes all the difference.
In this uplifting piece, veteran author Jane Choate describes how she’s used rejection as a positive tool to help build her career.
As writers, we can often feel frustrated, and even overwhelmed, by our perceived smallness.
We look at bestselling authors and marvel at their success, but also beat ourselves up for not having the reach and impact that they do. We wonder whether our efforts truly matter, and whether the world really needs our contributions.
If we can give you one gift to begin 2017, it would be to erase that sort of thinking from your mind.