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How I Plan My Social Media As An Author

How I Plan My Social Media As An Author

I personally love interacting on social media, but one of my big goals for 2022 is to become more consistent and efficient in my posting. Today, I’m sharing what I’ve been doing lately to plan my social media posts. For me, this is a definite ‘work-in-progress’, but I am really loving putting it all down […]

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How To Get More Done With 90-Day Goals

How To Get More Done With 90-Day Goals

I can’t even express just how great it feels to be setting new goals for Q2 in my brand new home! And with a brand new house comes a new kanban board setup and a fresh start. But first, we’re going to do a quick review of my 90 Day Goals from Q1 of 2022. […]

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5 Crucial Elements of a Good Novel

5 Crucial Elements of a Good Novel

As we get closer to Camp NaNo starting, I thought it might be valuable to talk about what I believe are the FIVE most crucial elements of a great book. As writers, we have so much to learn and so many pieces of storytelling that need to come together, that it can often feel overwhelming. […]

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2022

Camp NaNoWriMo April 2022

Can you believe it’s already almost April and time for Camp NaNoWrimo? Who’s planning to write with me and set some new goals for the month? I can’t wait to chat with you about what I’m writing, my goals, and share my new workbook for Camp NaNoWriMo. In today’s video, I’m sharing how to sign […]

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Getting Things Done When You Feel Overwhelmed

Getting Things Done When You Feel Overwhelmed

A common question I get asked is, “How can I still get things done even when I’m overwhelmed or way behind?” When your plan is off the rails or life has shifted quickly, how can we regain control and continue to be productive? I moved into my dream house! I’m so excited and joyful to […]

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February Double Down Day Schedule

February Double Down Day Schedule

Our monthly Double Down Day is scheduled for tomorrow, February 5th! Double Down Day takes place the first Saturday of every month and includes live writing sprint sessions throughout the day. The rules are simple: 1) Challenge yourself to write double your “normal” daily word count and 2) Have FUN! You can keep track of our […]

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How To Conquer Your Fear of Self-Publishing

How To Conquer Your Fear of Self-Publishing

As if writing a novel isn’t hard enough. Sometimes, when we finally get to the point of finishing a book, there’s a whole new set of fears that comes up. What will people think of it? Who am I to be publishing? What if no one likes it? What if no one buys it? If […]

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How To Write More in 2022

How To Write More in 2022

I don’t know about you, but the past couple of years, I have not been as creative as I want to be. Part of that is having a toddler at home, but part of it is the whole global situation that’s been going on. As the year switched over to 2022, though, I knew I […]

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Q1 Goals and Kanban Reset 2022

Q1 Goals and Kanban Reset 2022

I’m so excited for the gift of a fresh start every quarter, and I don’t think I’ve ever been as ready for new energy and a clean slate than I am right now in Q1 of 2022. How about you? Have you chosen your goals for the quarter or year? I’m currently in a 3-month […]

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Plan Your 2022 Writing Schedule [Livestream Event]

Plan Your 2022 Writing Schedule [Livestream Event]

It’s that time again! Our annual “Plan Your Writing Schedule” Livestream event will take place on Sunday, December 19th at 3PM Eastern. You can view it live or watch anytime on replay below: Plan Your 2022 Writing Schedule Grab Your Free Download To help you plan a realistic and awesome writing year ahead, I’ve created […]

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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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