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How To Write Great Scenes That Keep Readers Engaged: Writing Great Scenes #1

How To Write Great Scenes That Keep Readers Engaged: Writing Great Scenes #1

As writers, we hear a lot about plot structure, but in my opinion, we don’t hear nearly enough about scenes. In truth, scenes are really where the story happens. So, if you’ve ever struggled with figuring out what happens in your scenes or taking the idea of plot and fleshing it out into individual scenes, […]

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How A Dragonfly Changed My Quarterly Goals

How A Dragonfly Changed My Quarterly Goals

My quarterly goals were all in place…until a dead dragonfly changed everything for me. Today, I’ll share what happened when I got home from vacation and how that moment has inspired me to set new boundaries and get back to the joy of writing. I’ll also share how I did in Q2 and my Q3 […]

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Are You Ready For Some Fun?

Are You Ready For Some Fun?

The first half of 2022 is officially over and I’m so excited about what the next 6 months hold for me (and all of you)! Great way to start: Erin Condren haul!! Erin Condren was kind enough to gift me with part of their Back To School Collection and I’m unboxing it over on my […]

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How To Write More During Camp NaNoWriMo

How To Write More During Camp NaNoWriMo

Can you believe that we’re officially halfway through 2022? There have been so many things I’ve wanted to accomplish this year, but between traveling, buying and setting up a new home, running my Heart Breathings courses, there just hasn’t been enough time. But that doesn’t mean that the back half of the year will be […]

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A Productive Week In My Life With HB90

A Productive Week In My Life With HB90

We talk about planners all the time, and a lot of times I’ve shared what my weekly plan looks like, but I’ve never been able to share how I actually follow through on those plans. Until now! Over the week of May 23-29, I recorded a vlog of my entire planning and follow-through process using […]

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New Erin Condren Monthly Planner

New Erin Condren Monthly Planner

If you haven’t guessed it by now, I love Erin Condren planners. Out of all of them, though, the Monthly Planner has to be my favorite and most used. The monthly planner is basically a planner / notebook hybrid, which is what makes it so flexible and useful. Instead of weekly or daily spreads like […]

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June HB Notebook Challenge And HB90 Bootcamp Are Live!

June HB Notebook Challenge And HB90 Bootcamp Are Live!

Welcome back for another HB Notebook Challenge! This is June’s Notebook Challenge, and I’m so excited to share some of these beautiful setups and new notebooks that I’ll be using in this month and for months to come. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway for a stunning Kate Spade notebook (more info in my video […]

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Mental Health And Productivity: A Peek Inside My Journey

Mental Health And Productivity: A Peek Inside My Journey

Mental health is a topic close to my heart, because my own journey toward my goals has been as much about mental health as anything else. Today’s video is a casual, real chat about how my mental health affects my productivity, what my journey has been like up to this moment, and how I’m working […]

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My Favorite Plotting Tools For Writing

My Favorite Plotting Tools For Writing

These past few months have been a whirlwind, to say the least. I’m finally back in a headspace that has been fueling my creative side and I’m so excited to get back into writing Book 12 of my Shadow Demons Saga! If you didn’t know, I basically decided to completely throw out the 40.000+ words […]

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Getting Motivated To Write Again

Getting Motivated To Write Again

Creativity doesn’t always answer to our beck and call, as many of you know. The path to creative success is often full of ups and downs, and to me, motivation can be harder to find at some times than others. Over the past year or so, I’ve been struggling to find that creative spark, but […]

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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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