Admit it, 2020 has been downright scary already, and it’s not even Halloween yet! But I’m not letting the chaos of this year dampen my spirit. That’s a little ghost humor for ya. 🙂 Your treat for today is the next installment of my Edit My Life series where I show you the changes I’m…

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My client Linda is celebrating a huge win this week: she published her first book! This feat has been years in the making with too many starts and stops along the way. Like most Life Editors, she has beautiful dreams that somehow feel just out of reach. But not anymore! Three months ago, Linda put…

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It’s been a decade since I spent my days as a book editor cleaning up medical textbook manuscripts and proofreading what felt like millions (billions?) of newsletters, podcast scripts, and teaching manuals. But even though my book editor days are long behind me, I still find myself reaching for my trusty red pen. So what am I crossing out,…

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The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Why Are We All So Lonely? Feeling lonely and being alone are two very different experiences. Authors Don’t Owe You Books. A deep discussion of the…

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Because of the current worldwide health crisis, many of us have had to cancel our summer plans. No sipping fruity cocktails on the beach. No hopping aboard a jet to a far-off destination. No spending all your cash on ridiculous souvenirs (but I need that shell necklace!). I get it! Social distancing can be hard,…

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The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week How a Buddhist Monk Taught Me to Stop Overthinking. I use this technique with my clients too. Sometimes thinking about the worst case scenario can show…

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So 2020 probably didn’t turn out like how you had planned. Honestly, I can barely remember my new year’s resolutions or any of the goals I had for myself. And I bet you’re feeling a little mixed up too. Instead of trudging on and ignoring how much has changed, why not scrap your expectations and…

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