It Is Time For Good Women To Speak Up

What would happen if every woman spoke her mind? What if she never worried that others might criticize her or call her a bitch? What if it simply never occurred to her to try and please others when expressing her beliefs? What if she never, ever, concerned herself with the need to be perfect—to makeContinue reading “It Is Time For Good Women To Speak Up”

“I’m Not a Real Writer”: Some Strategies for Beating Impostor Syndrome

Age 26. That’s how old I was when I first became an editor at McGraw-Hill. As an editor, I was expected to find, sign, develop, and market best-selling books. As an editor, I was expected to understand what made a book successful so I could teach my authors how to write them. As a McGraw-HillContinue reading ““I’m Not a Real Writer”: Some Strategies for Beating Impostor Syndrome”

Why Write?

The idea of writing and publishing your own book is so enticing. To see your thoughts and stories captured in print and shared with the world is empowering and exhilarating. Yet even with this promise at the end of the process, it’s still so easy to put off starting to write. At the beginning ofContinue reading “Why Write?”

How to Gather Topics for Your Book

From Twitter posts to blog posts, the outline of your book may already exist in the content you’ve shared. You have expertise in your field; you have the spark of an idea for a book; you even have time set aside to write that book. You’re all set to go! Then the time comes forContinue reading “How to Gather Topics for Your Book”