Show me, don’t tell me

Show me, don’t tell me

Readers say, “Show me, don’t tell me.” They want to become part of the story, not outsiders looking in. Creative writers hear this advice all the time, but what about nonfiction? It’s the same. Readers want to enter another world, to be shown...

Featured Author: Sara B. Hart

Our June book club featured author: Sara B. Hart Do you want to purge all that stuff in basement? Are you or someone you know moving soon? Seems like so many people are making changes in their lives, and it can be an overwhelming endeavor. How do you decide...
5 Reasons Your Story Matters

5 Reasons Your Story Matters

Sometimes new authors ignore the burning in their chests to write their book because they wonder if it’ll be worth it. “Will it really make a difference?” I hear these doubts all the time, and I wonder, do people really believe that their stories...

The Power of the Page

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart… ~William Wordsworth Writing as a way to connect to your inner workings is nothing new. Journaling is such a common idea that we don’t really think about what it means to sit down and write. What exactly do you write...

Welcome to the Field of Possibility!

I had all but given up on my dream of speaking on stage. I loved connecting with audiences, but I didn’t see my speaking career going anywhere in particular. Speaking took a lot of time because I developed a new talk every time a group invited me to speak. So I put my...