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Nonfiction Book Proposal Tip: 2-3 Sample Chapters Only

Nonfiction Book Proposal Tip: 2-3 Sample Chapters Only

The beautiful thing about nonfiction book proposals is that you don't have to have the book completed before submitting and querying. You only need to have 2-3 sample chapters. Unlike novels, which need to be complete, the chapter breakdown section of the proposal...

Why “No Meeting Mondays” can Save your Mental Health

Why “No Meeting Mondays” can Save your Mental Health

When you work from home, you get to set your own schedule, and that's a beautiful thing, as long as you remember that YOU and you alone are in charge of making sure you don't let anyone else impose their agenda onto yours. In order to create and maintain whitespace in...

2020 CAN Crown Awards DOUBLE Finalists

2020 CAN Crown Awards DOUBLE Finalists

I am THRILLED to announce that my co-author Michelle Medlock Adams and I are double finalists in the 2020 CAN Crown awards for marketing. Platinum Faith: Live Brilliant, Be Resilient, & Know Your Worth (Abingdon) is a finalist in the Broadcasting category. They...

A Simple Way to Make Tax Time Easier

A Simple Way to Make Tax Time Easier

Tax time is a terrible time for most entrepreneurs. There are so many rules and laws and crazy exceptions that unless one has a head for finance, it can make you want to curl up in the fetal position with your baby's blankie. Tax time for me means giving my CPA a list...

It’s okay to spend time on quiet adventures.

It’s okay to spend time on quiet adventures.

I'm so sad. I picked up a book that I was super excited to read and felt like my heart got slammed. Here's how it went down: "There are only so many hours in the day, and no one can do it all." -- Amen, sister. "No mom's kids smile all day while she turns out...