December 23, 2019
Plant-Powered Athletes Are Changing Public Perception about What It Takes to Win in Sport and in Life

This article was first published by Unbound Northwest who I thank for supporting my work.   The much-anticipated documentary “The Game Changers” hit theaters on September 16, 2019. The announcement of its release created a swell of interest in plant-based eating and plant-powered athletes in no small part due to the fact that its executive […]

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December 23, 2019
How Living in 274 Square Feet Will Change Your Relationship with Your Partner

This article was first published by Unbound Northwest who I thank for supporting my work.   The digital nomad, RV, and tiny house lifestyles are appealing for many reasons. Those of us who’ve embrace these non-traditional ways of living and working have immediately experienced many rewards. While we often focus on the benefits, it’s important […]

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October 25, 2019
Self-Help Readers Want Solutions, not Problems

I work on a lot of self-help and personal and professional development books. One problem I see often is too much focus on the problem, forcing the reader to push through 1/4, 1/3, or more of a book before they get to what they came for. What if you went to the doctor for a broken […]

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October 5, 2019
Introducing Kathy Pollard, MS (Managed Author)

I'm proud to have Kathy Pollard, MS on my author talent management roster! Since becoming one of the first graduates of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s eCornell certification course in plant-based nutrition in 2009, Kathy has wanted nothing more than to educate others about his life-changing message and the research indicating the powerful health benefits of […]

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October 5, 2019
The Question You Must Be Able to Answer When Pitching Your Book or Yourself to Speak

If you want literary agents, publishers, and readers to care about your book or event coordinators to book you to speak at their events, you must be able to distinguish yourself from your competition. As a writer and speaker, your job is to educate and entertain. If readers and event coordinators can find someone more […]

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September 5, 2019
How to Know When Your Writing Is Good Enough

At a writing workshop I taught, a participant asked, "How will I know when my writing is good enough?" The answer is simple: You'll know your writing is good enough when you pass the test. But that begs the question: What's the test? How to Test Your Writing Skills Identify publications that exercise editorial discretion. […]

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August 15, 2019
5 Tips an Aspiring Author Can Use to Move Up and Get Noticed

Literary agents and publishers regularly receive hundreds to thousands of unsolicited queries and book proposals per year. That can mean 10 or more each week. They often rely on manuscript readers to skim requests and to vet authors. They also turn to professionals with a track record of recognizing talent to find the types of […]

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July 19, 2019
The Job of a Literary Agent and How to Know if They're Good at It

Contracting with a literary agent and getting a traditional publishing contract remains the holy grail of many authors and aspiring authors, but getting the attention of agents and publishers is becoming increasingly difficult. Most advice out there, including what I offer, is geared toward making you more appealing to agents. But there's something that isn't […]

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July 9, 2019
Does Your Art Imitate Your Life? If not, Why Bother?

In life, we never achieve anything meaningful without overcoming some fear or wound from our past and giving up some thought or behavior pattern that keeps us locked into one plane of existence. And it takes test after test, try after try, opportunity and failure after opportunity and failure before we finally throw up our […]

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June 26, 2019
My Statement of Values

As Marc Zicree says, "Your career will be defined by two poles: what you stand for and what you won't stand for." I hope that my body of work communicates to the world what I value, but I also believe that it's important to codify and share upfront my values and how they guide my […]

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