Undisruptable: A Mindset of Permanent Reinvention

Undisruptable: A Mindset of Permanent Reinvention

It's the first day of the last month of 2022. Whew!   Amid the whirl of holiday plans and wrapping up the business of this year, it's time to start planning for next year. Thinking ahead can seem daunting when you are focused on what's in front of you. ...

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For Your Viewing Pleasure:   British Cozy Mysteries to Stream

For Your Viewing Pleasure:   British Cozy Mysteries to Stream

In the past couple of months, I have discovered some wonderful British cozy murder mystery series.  The British really know how to do cozy murders for television. The stories are always a little bit funny, with enduring characters, and a hint of romance.  These shows...

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New Hollywood is Old Hollywood

New Hollywood is Old Hollywood

I am a hardcore movie fan. I love old movies, new movies, good movies, and bad movies. All genres except horror (I’m a scaredy cat.) Though paradoxically I do love a juicy true crime. I am also a Hollywood fan, the old Hollywood of the studio system, big glamorous...

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Oops!  Learning in Public

Oops! Learning in Public

Last week I sent out the newsletter missing a paragraph! Oops! You can read the correction here. That mistake didn't feel great because it was in public. But it got me thinking that as creatives the only way we learn is in public. Whether you're writer, an actor,...

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Harness the Power of Positivity With Reviews

Harness the Power of Positivity With Reviews

Last week we talked about how a simple way to support your favorite author is to write a review on Amazon. Positive reviews can help everybody including yourself. Use the same format as writing a book review, just a few sentences about what you liked about the...

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Help Your Favorite Writer: Write an Amazon Review

Help Your Favorite Writer: Write an Amazon Review

As a writer and a story geek, I love consuming people's content. I also love supporting other writers. To get our work in front of and build an audience we often work for free. Screenwriters and novelists write projects on spec. Bloggers and podcasters make content...

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Sometimes Creatives Need a Lawyer

Sometimes Creatives Need a Lawyer

I am a judge’s daughter. I was raised to respect the law, revere the Constitution, and look forward to jury duty. Not everybody loves lawyers. Lots of people do whatever they can to avoid them, often trying to DIY the legal aspects of their business. As a creative,...

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2 Things About the Creator Mindset

2 Things About the Creator Mindset

I have been sick for two weeks and my foggy brain and the forced rest has made philosophical. For me there are two things I always relearn from listening to other creative people. From established writers, to newbies, my clients, and myself, it seems like these are...

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Procrastination can be good!

Procrastination can be good!

Creative people are known procrastinators. We will spend three hours on the Internet researching, walk the dog, and organize our desk drawer all before we start working. Interestingly, that procrastination often serves a purpose. While we are doing other things, our...

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In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

In these days of being connected to work 24 hours a day with email and texts, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and behind. A while ago I accepted that I would always be behind. It was just a matter of how behind I was and what I was behind on that really mattered. The...

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Hi I’m Lindsey!

Hi I’m Lindsey!

I love helping people discover their superpower, create compelling content, and feel excited about pitching and networking.

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