Use Backstory Without Boring Your Readers!

Use Backstory Without Boring Your Readers!

Last week I was reading a novel, and the author had pages and pages explaining the characters’ backstories from their horrible childhoods to their abusive relationships. The poor guy desperately needed an editor. Needless to say, I didn't finish the book. Whether...

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How to Turn Jealousy into Positivity

How to Turn Jealousy into Positivity

You see a post on LinkedIn by a former work nemesis about their latest project and feel a knot form in the pit of your stomach. How come they are doing so well when you’re not? Ugh. Comparing yourself to others can lead to insecurity, envy, and negativity. How can we...

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Bickering to Bliss: The Enemies to Lovers Trope

Bickering to Bliss: The Enemies to Lovers Trope

Last week, week talked about ​everyone’s favorite love story​, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. The novel is one of the earliest and most iconic examples of the enemies to lovers trope. This is such a popular ​trope ​that I wanted to talk a bit more about it....

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The Secret of Pride & Prejudice’s Timeless Appeal

The Secret of Pride & Prejudice’s Timeless Appeal

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is one of the most popular love stories of all time, a masterpiece beloved for generations. Austen's novel is a dazzling kaleidoscope of tropes, each one masterfully woven into a narrative that feels as fresh and relevant today as it...

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How to Survive and Thrive at Conferences

How to Survive and Thrive at Conferences

Every weekend there is an interesting conference or convention going on somewhere. I recommend attending at least one a year to grow your skills and your network. If traveling is not in your budget, find a local one. Here are just a few of the things going on in my...

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What I learned About Pitching from my Caribbean Vacation

What I learned About Pitching from my Caribbean Vacation

Over the holidays I was lucky to go on a once in a lifetime trip to the Caribbean. My family and I took a ​Windstar cruise​. The ship was beautiful, the service stellar, and the food delectable. Surprisingly, the Windstar crew taught me four key things about pitching....

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Maximize Your Potential: The Power of 7 Effective Habits

Maximize Your Potential: The Power of 7 Effective Habits

Happy 2024! I hope you had a wonderful, rejuvenating holiday. I am feeling positive and excited about this year. Let’s continue to cultivate a positive outlook! A recent conversation with my sister brought ​Stephen Covey​'s ​The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People​...

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Eight Simple Things You Can do to Get Ready for the New Year

Eight Simple Things You Can do to Get Ready for the New Year

There are just a few days left before Christmas and right now everybody is busy. In contrast, the week between Christmas and New Year's always feels slow after the frenetic build up to Christmas. I like to use this week to prepare for the new year. Here are eight...

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Hi I’m Lindsey!

Hi I’m Lindsey!

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