How to Defeat Distraction

October 6, 2020     Note From Rochelle   Dear Writers,   I’m still looking for authors who’d like to share their favorite books for my Friday #WritersRead feature. If you’re a published author and have a book you’d like to share with readers, check out my call for writers... Read More

Writing Advice from the Pros

September 29, 2020     Note From Rochelle     Dear Writers,   Happy Fall!   We’re having warmer than usual weather here in Milwaukee, which has given me the opportunity to sit on the porch to write. I’m completing revisions on my new book—my first book for children—so I’ve... Read More

#WritersRead: Call for Guest Posts

#WritersRead Call for Guest Posts I need you! In the midst of this crazy world, having a good book to read helps me face the day. (Well, so does my family and writing and the beautiful flowers. But still: I could not live without books.) I created the #WritersRead hashtag... Read More

Get Accountable and Write More

September 15, 2020     Note From Rochelle     Dear Writers,   How’d you do with taking small steps? For me and my clients, having a friend or coach to keep us accountable can be extremely helpful.   Would you be interested in an accountability coaching group? I am... Read More

#WritersRecommend: Deborah Wilde

  Recommended Reading I picked up A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic #1) by V.E. Schwab because I am a sucker for alternate versions of cities. Yes, Neverwhere is a favourite of mine and so when I saw this story had that vibe happening, I was in. Honestly, by partway through... Read More

Take a Small Step Forward

September 8, 2020     Note From Rochelle     Dear Writers,   Last week, I wrote a post about what to do instead of quitting. Today’s post is connected. I believe that taking small steps is the real key to moving forward when you feel discouraged and overwhelmed. Today’s... Read More

#WritersRecommend: Liz Lincoln Steiner

  Writers Recommend I was lucky enough to read an early draft of Mia Sosa’s latest romantic comedy, The Worst Best Man. Since it’s release, I’ve read it twice more. It’s fun with well-developed characters you want to spend more time with. And at times it’s laugh-out-loud funny. It is... Read More