UnCommon Leadership for the New Reality: 3 Principles That Drive Greater Awareness, Engagement and Psychological Safety with Ed Chaffin

One-Size-Fits-All Leadership is Dead! Leadership is personal and personalized. What does that mean and why is it important to embrace that ethos now? The Covid pandemic exposed, in ways that no one could have ever imagined, that people are looking for something entirely different than they have been receiving from their companies and leaders. What motivates and inspires one person …

Enrich Your Nonfiction Books with Fiction Tactics with Allie Pleiter

Tuesday, July 19 2 pm Eastern We all know stories have high impact. Great storytelling engages your reader and persuades your audience. Let bestselling fiction author Allie Pleiter show you how elements of fiction—dialogue, description, and characterization—can give your non-fiction writing power, sparkle, and the ability to stick with your reader. Participants will learn: – Where and when to use …

Tell Your Author Story with Sheryl Green

Tuesday, June 21 2 pm Eastern As an author, you consider yourself an expert storyteller. You can craft a tale with the best of them and your books are alive with vivid stories. There’s just one thing… have you ever considered how to tell your own story? When you switch gears and put on your marketing hat, it’s time to not only …

Ask Allie and Cathy About Your Book!

Tuesday, June 21 12 noon Eastern You’re thinking about writing a book, but how do you begin? Or, even if you get it written, where do you go from there? Book coaches Allie Pleiter and Cathy Fyock are here to answer all your questions about writing your book. They’ll share some tips and writing exercises, and then answer the questions …

July Visual Prompts (Courtesy of Daniel Light)

Are you interested in more visual writing prompts to spark your writing? Here are ten prompts to help you generate fresh content and exercise those writing muscles! July Visual Prompts 2022.pptx

Five Reasons Listicles Work with Guest Contributor Kevin Williamson

Everyone knows what a listicle is. Even if you can’t quite define the term, you know a listicle when you see one. Still, definitions help. So what, exactly, is a listicle? A listicle is a list with enough enriching copy to count as an article. It is extremely common, though not mandatory, for a listicle headline to include the number …

How and When to Research for Your Book

Often, when signing up new clients for book coaching, they say that they will get busy on their research. My response: Stop! Do not research! I’m pretty emphatic about this, and I tell my clients that jumping in to do research as you begin to write your book is really an exercise in productive procrastination—putting off the thing you most …