Category Archives: success

Guest Post by Kay Winders

Tips for Creating a Successful Writers’ Group  by Kay Winders A writer’s group is a great tool for helping you grow as a writer. A good group can hold you accountable for producing more work, can inspire you to do … Continue reading

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Interview with best-selling author & screenwriter William Martin

I am so thrilled and honored to have William Martin as a guest on the blog today! He has written ten novels, an award winning PBS documentary, book reviews, magazine articles, and one of what he calls “the cheesiest horror … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Camp a Great Success!

The first weekend of Summer Writing Camp was a huge success! I feel so privileged to work with such amazing, talented, imaginative young writers. They inspire me to no end with their creativity and, even more important, their respect and … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Korina Chilcoat: A Young Writer’s Journey to Success

Today we’re kicking off the summer Dancing With The Pen blog tour with this beautiful essay by Korina Chilcoat, one of our contributing young writers. Come back tomorrow for an interview with Korina. You can read Korina’s poem “What Makes … Continue reading

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Interview with Jennifer Gladen

Jennifer Gladen is a children’s author, mother of three and teacher who lives and writes in Pennsylvania. She has written several children’s books, stories and articles, and started her own Catholic e-zine titled My Light Magazine. When not writing, teaching … Continue reading

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Interview with Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation"

What would you like readers to know about you as an introduction? I’ve spent 16 years advising businesses. Some of my notable accomplishments include: Helping raise over $1 billion in capital for my clients; Completing over $750 million in M&A … Continue reading

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Writing is Like Rock-Climbing

A few weeks ago, I went rock-climbing for the first time. I am a tad scared of heights, so I was nervous as I gazed up at the rock-climbing walls around the gym. I slipped on the harness and learned … Continue reading

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Think P.I.N.K.: An interview with author and businesswoman Erica Moore-Burton

Erica Moore-Burton moved to the United States in her early twenties with $800 in her pocket and, she says, “a whole lot of faith that I was going to do well as a professional here.” She didn’t know anyone in … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert on Creativity & Success

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the international best-seller Eat, Pray, Love, speaks about how her writing life has changed since her phenomenally popular memoir rocked the book world. She is funny, insightful, refreshingly honest, and her advice speaks to all writers, … Continue reading

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A Fortune for All of Us

I had delicious Chinese food for dinner last night, and one of my favorite things about ordering Chinese food is cracking open the fortune cookies at the end of the meal. Last night, my fortune read: “Daydreams may be pleasant, … Continue reading

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