Detect Your Genius Time

November 7, 2023 Note From Rochelle Dear writers, As a writing coach, one of my gifts is helping people figure out why they are stuck. Often, writer’s come to me saying they’re blocked. But if you read my post last week, you know that writer’s block is almost always a... Read More

Busting Five Myths of Writer’s Block

October 31, 2023 Note From Rochelle Dear writers, Happy Halloween and Happy fifth Tuesday! Thank you to everyone who responded to my plea for help on my writer’s block class. Your comments have helped me a lot. If anyone else wants to let me know what causes writer’s block for... Read More

Write to Gain Attention

An Interview with Steve Woodruff by Rochelle Melander Welcome to the blog, Steve. Tell us about your new book, The Point. This book is the culmination of decades of in-the-trenches selling, marketing, consulting, and presenting. I’ve probably made every mistake known to the human race, but what I’ve learned is... Read More

Wrapping Up a Novel Series

October 3, 2023 Note From Rochelle Dear writers, Happy October! As you know, I took on a teaching gig this fall. I’m learning tons and having a blast. But it’s taking lots of time. Between that, my editing, and the two coaching groups I run, I’m swamped. For that reason,... Read More

A Freelance Success Story

September 26, 2023 Note From Rochelle Dear writers, You’ve got just a day or so to sign up for the writing accountability group. It’s a small group dedicated to helping you set writing goals and overcome the obstacles that typically get in the way. Previous members have credited the group... Read More

Play with Goals

September 19, 2023 Note From Rochelle Dear writers, Summer’s almost over and it’s time to get back to work. I’m starting a teaching gig this week, working with young people at a local school. I’m also trying to finish up the projects I started this summer, including a new book... Read More

Automate Decisions

by Rochelle Melander You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. – John C. Maxwell At a conference, I heard a speaker instruct the audience to list their habitual tasks on their to-do lists... Read More

Writing Nonfiction for Children

September 5, 2023 Note From Rochelle Dear writers, I am on my way out of town for an end-of-summer break. I’m looking forward to a few days away from my computer and email, wandering around new neighborhoods and museums and thinking about the next writing project. I often want to... Read More