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 […]read more
Hi, everyone! Today over on YouTube, I posted a video reviewing my 90 day plan for the 2nd quarter of 2018, discussing how my quarter went in terms of my goals, projects, and tasks, as well as a quick recap of how I created my 90 day plan. I also go over some changes I’m […]read more
As a hopeless procrastinator who knew it was time to start hitting my deadlines, I have found a system for how to plan my writing and production schedule for each novel. It’s a simple system, but sometimes just laying out the dates and planning ahead can make all the difference. Watch today’s video on how […]read more
These days, there is so much more to being an indie author than simply writing books. You have to know how to run your business in an efficient way, and one of the most important things you can learn early-on is how to effectively balance your writing and business tasks. I had no idea when […]read more
This was such a fun video for me to create! If you’re like me, you buy way more planners every year than you can use or you buy one hoping it will bring you planner peace, only to discover that it’s just not “the one”. Well, I found a way to turn my old happy […]read more
Hey, everyone! Launch week has been so much fun! For my final day of the launch, I’m showing you how I make a lightweight, super portable plot notes booklet using just index cards, markers, and washi tape. My Plot Notes Booklet Method I’ve been using this plot notes booklet method for about a year now. […]read more
Want a peek inside a writer’s planning system? Today, I flip through my Chic Sparrow Traveler’s Notebook and my Hobonichi Cousin planner to show you how I organize my notes and my writing time. Products mentioned in this video: Stencils Miracle Morning Book Hobonichi Techo Cousin (Planner) A5 Notebooks at Amazon Zebra Mildliners […]read more
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.