3 Things to Know About Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing

There are many misconceptions out there about self-publishing and traditional publishing. Here are three I want to help set straight, to help you make the best decisions for your own writing dream:  1. Neither One Is Your “Silver Bullet” to Success. Aspiring authors often think that if they just get the right publisher, then they’ll be […]

Can Jewelry Really Help You Have More Faith?

One of our greatest cravings as human beings is for significance. We want to know that we matter, and we want reminders of that throughout our day. We hunger for the personalized presence of knowing we have a purpose. So I want you to know that YOU ARE SIGNIFICANT. And I want to ENCOURAGE YOU to remember that we can be powerful, prepared and protected in the face of our daily spiritual battles -- but we are better prepared when we are equipped: I've never been much of a fashionista, and I … >> Keep Reading...

Literary Agent Myths BUSTED

Hi Friend! I've noticed some recurring questions in my Facebook community, about literary agents. I understand the eagerness to get an agent, but let's slow down and establish a good baseline... ...and let's bust some myths about how to get an agent, what to pay an agent, and why you even need an agent (or not). Grab your pen and paper, and listen now: this audio teaching is my free gift to you! If you would like even more of your questions about agents answered, come join me for my NEW … >> Keep Reading...

Permission: What I Learned from Letting a Guy Headlock Me

As you may have seen on my Facebook Page over the weekend, I went to a Krav Maga class on Saturday. By way of quick background: Krav Maga is "a complete and practical self-defense system," according to the Krav Maga Federation. I found myself fascinated: they're not kidding when they say it's practical, since it takes into account what you would likely do naturally in a situation, and then teaches you how to react in a way that converts an attack into your reclaimed freedom.  For example, if … >> Keep Reading...