15: What to Do When Writing Feels "Hard"
You have the vision and the hook and the Third-Layer Why and the outline, but it STILL feels "hard" to sit down and actually do the writing. What's the deal? The deal is simple. You're telling yourself a story...View Episode
14: Book Coincidences You Don't See Coming
Meeting Cory Goodrich and working on her book, Folksong: A Ballad of Death, Discover, and DNA has been one of the greatest gifts. Yes, she's wonderful. And kind. And funny. And talented as hell. It also reminded me...View Episode
13: Getting to the "Third Layer Why" of Your Book
Identifying your motivation for writing a book is about far more than simply saying, "I want to write a book about my experience learning how to nurture an organic garden" (for example). One thing I've discovered over...View Episode
12: Interview with Annabel Monaghan
Annabel Monaghan's debut adult novel, Nora Goes Off Script, was released on June 7, 2022. In her words, "Writing it was probably the most fun I’ve ever had" (and she did it during quarantine, so there's...View Episode
11: Interview with Tyler Merritt
Tyler Merritt is an Actor, Author, Activist, and Encourager, and speaking with him on this latest episode of Write the Damn Book Already was nothing short of joy-giving. His first book, I Take My Coffee Black, is part...View Episode
10: Interview with Zibby Owens
If you've ever wondered whether other people really have it easier than you do when it comes to writing and publishing a bestselling book, my interview with the incredible Zibby Owens is one to listen to. Author...View Episode
09: What Makes a Book a Bestseller?
What makes a book a bestseller? I was asked a question last week about how I define success for my book writing programs. The reason the answer made me so excited was that the answer has changed. Truthfully, my answer...View Episode
08: Get What You Want with Julie Solomon
Julie Solomon has built quite a name for herself in the coaching space as the creator of multiple high-value programs and masterclasses and as the host of The Influencer Podcast. In this episode of Write the Damn...View Episode
07: The hidden benefits of talking (less) about money
Listen, I love money. I welcome it. I appreciate it. I celebrate when my clients receive it in exchange for their guidance. And I celebrate when I receive it in exchange for mine. An overflow of money makes a lot of...View Episode
06: American Idol's Justin Guarini
Justin Guarini became a household name in 2002 as the runner-up in Season 1 of American Idol. From there, he's starred in multiple Broadway shows and, in 2015, began appearing in Diet Dr. Pepper commercials as "Lil'...View Episode
05: The (Little Known) Quality Most Bestselling Books Have in Common
Being able to claim "bestseller" status is all the rage, but what creates a REAL bestseller? What creates a book that is recommended again and again because it deeply touches the hearts of its readers? What creates a...View Episode
04: What is the Difference Between Non-Fiction and Memoir?
This episode of Write the Damn Book Already clarifies the answer to a common question: What the heck is the difference between non-fiction and memoir? Episode highlights: [1:24] Why it's important to clarify "common...View Episode