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Using a Wiki For Your Series Bible

Using a Wiki For Your Series Bible

There are lots of options for how to keep track of the information you’ll need to remember in a long-running series, but one of my favorite ways to keep a Series Bible is inside a private Wiki. Keep reading or watch today’s video to find out why a wiki can be a great choice for […]

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How To Crush Your Writing Goals

How To Crush Your Writing Goals

Do you have a big writing goal that you’ve been trying to meet? Maybe you’re just trying to finish your first novel, or maybe you want to increase your productivity. In today’s post, I’m going to give you five steps to crush your writing goals. Crush Your Goals These are the number one steps I […]

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How I Organize My Time As A Writer

How I Organize My Time As A Writer

When I first started writing, I thought that would always be the main part of my job. But as I moved into self-publishing, I started to understand that there is a whole lot more to being a published writer than just writing! So, how do you get it all done when you’re expected to fulfill […]

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Listen To My Interview on Self-Publishing

Listen To My Interview on Self-Publishing

I was so honored to be a guest on the Write-Minded podcast with hosts Brooke Warner (She Writes) and Grant Falkner (NaNo WriMo). I honestly had an amazing time discussing self-publishing with them, and I really think this interview is something a lot of you would be interested in hearing. You can listen to the […]

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Why I Write In Google Docs (Instead of Scrivener!)

Why I Write In Google Docs (Instead of Scrivener!)

I used to be a die-hard Scrivener fan, and while that program is still one of the very best out there for fiction writers, I have fallen in love with writing in Google Docs. Today, I’m going to give you my top 3 reasons for why I write everything inside Google Docs now, instead of […]

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Top 10 Tips For A Successful Writing Retreat

Top 10 Tips For A Successful Writing Retreat

I just recently got back from an amazing and productive writing retreat in Hilton Head Island, and I thought it would be a great time to share with you my Top 10 Tips for a Successful Writing Retreat. I first starting going on writing retreats back in 2011 when I was doing my best to […]

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My 2019 Notebook Challenge!

My 2019 Notebook Challenge!

How many of you are like me and have a ton of beautiful (or at least functional) empty or partially-filled notebooks all around the house? I have been collecting gorgeous notebooks for years, and even though I always have the best of intentions, I’m often too scared to write in them for fear of messing […]

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Live 2019 Writing Schedule Workshop!

Live 2019 Writing Schedule Workshop!

Hey, everyone! I wanted to let you know that today, December 8th, at 4PM Eastern Time, I’ll be going Live on YouTube for a 2019 Writing Schedule Workshop. Just for this live, I put together a special free workbook to help you figure out a realistic, powerful estimate of what you can get done in […]

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How To Make 2019 Your Best Year As A Writer

How To Make 2019 Your Best Year As A Writer

December is truly one of my favorite months of the year, because it’s time to look back on what we’ve accomplished so far and look ahead to what we hope to get done in the coming year. One of my favorite thing to do in December is set my goals and daydream about how to […]

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Joy Is Important To Success As An Author

Joy Is Important To Success As An Author

Today’s final self-publishing tip and lesson learned is hands down the most important advice I’ve given to date, and that’s the fact that your joy is important to your success as an author. I know it sounds simple and maybe you’ll even think it’s cheesy, but it’s truly the most important thing I’ve learned in […]

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Sarra Cannon

Hi, I'm Sarra!

I have been self-publishing my books since 2010, and in that time, I've sold well over half a million copies of my books. I'm not a superstar or a huge bestseller, but I have built an amazing career that brings me great joy. Here at Heart Breathings, I hope to help you find that same level of success. Let's do this.

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