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📔 August Notebook Challenge

📔 August Notebook Challenge

Happy August, friend! I always look forward to the monthly notebook challenges, because it reminds me which tools are currently working in my life, what I can let go of, and what I want to lean into a bit more. Let’s hang out for a little while over on YouTube with today’s new ​August Notebook […]

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My Midyear Planner Lineup for 2023

My Midyear Planner Lineup for 2023

The middle of the year is a great time to re-evaluate what’s working and what’s not when it comes to our systems and planners. At the start of the year, I tried to seriously cut back on the amount of paper planners I was using. This worked in some areas and not in others. Today, […]

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3 Reasons You Don’t Follow Through With Your Plans

3 Reasons You Don’t Follow Through With Your Plans

A few years ago, not following through on my colorful, carefully highlighted plans was one of my greatest sorrows. I used to cry a lot, thinking, “What is wrong with me? Why can’t I do this?” But there was actually nothing wrong with me. The issue was with my plans. Once I learned to tweak […]

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Create Your Summer Writing Routine

Create Your Summer Writing Routine

Summer is here, and for many of us that means a major shift in our schedule. Maybe you’ve got your kids home with you, or you’re a teacher with more free time on your hands. Whatever the case may be, anytime we see a temporary shift in our schedules, it can feel like we’re losing […]

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Editing My Novel: WRITER RESET 2023

Editing My Novel: WRITER RESET 2023

I’m so happy to finally be in the editing phase of my novel, and even though it’s in rough shape, I still love it when the ideas start to flow. It’s just so much fun when a new idea gets unlocked during any part of the process, and that’s exactly what happened to me earlier […]

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I Finished My First Draft!

I Finished My First Draft!

This has been an incredible week. The sun is shining, my path back to joy is fruitful, and… I finished the first draft of The Disappearance of Vanessa Shaw!!!! I honestly couldn’t be more excited about this book and the progress I’ve been able to make in the past month. For reference, it’s been almost […]

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A Day In My Life || WRITER RESET

A Day In My Life || WRITER RESET

One of the most common questions I get as a writer is how do I balance it all? We all have so much going on in our lives. Responsibilities. Desires. Hopes. It’s a lot, isn’t it? I definitely feel that, along with the pressure of wanting to make sure I’m reaching my goals, making everyone […]

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Getting Excited About My Novel Again✨💻 WRITER RESET

Getting Excited About My Novel Again✨💻 WRITER RESET

I am a few weeks into my Writer Reset project, and it’s paying off already! It’s so much fun to allow myself to just play and dream about my story, set up a fresh clean space, and get back into my story again. Watch my latest video to see how the writer reset is going […]

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Getting Back To The Joy Of Writing ❤️ WRITER RESET

Getting Back To The Joy Of Writing ❤️ WRITER RESET

It’s finally here! The first of the Writer Reset videos has just gone up on YouTube. It’s no secret I’ve struggled to get back to a consistent and joyful writing process over the past few years. Are you in the same boat? I’m excited for the opportunity to reset, refresh, and rediscover that joy in my […]

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April Notebook Challenge and Writer Reset Update

April Notebook Challenge and Writer Reset Update

Whew, I can’t believe it’s already a week into April and Camp NaNo WriMo. I have been in deep rest mode after a very busy Q1, and it’s honestly taken me more time to get back to a place of motivation, so I’m back with more energy than before! Today, I’ve got a longer video […]

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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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