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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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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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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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Staying Motivated During NaNoWriMo With Your Creativity Toolbox

Staying Motivated During NaNoWriMo With Your Creativity Toolbox

How is your novel prep coming along so far? I have a new video for you this week that touches on something I’ve never really talked about before in detail on this channel but that I feel is so helpful and supportive! For Preptober this year, let’s talk about how to make a creativity toolbox. […]

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How To Develop Story Ideas Into A Full Novel

How To Develop Story Ideas Into A Full Novel

Our Preptober series continues as we take a deeper look at how to actually take the idea you came up with and develop it into a full novel. This is a bit of a tricky topic, because there is no one right way to develop story ideas. Every author has the freedom to find their […]

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How To Choose The Best Story Idea for NaNoWriMo

How To Choose The Best Story Idea for NaNoWriMo

As Preptober ramps up and National Novel Writing Months draws near, many of us are still sitting here trying to decide which story idea is our best one. Today, I have some tips for you on how to choose between story ideas for NaNoWriMo (and any time). I didn’t stop there, though, because seriously, how […]

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How To Join and Win NaNoWriMo

How To Join and Win NaNoWriMo

It’s time!!! These next few months are truly some of my favorite of the year, and it all kicks off with Preptober and our plan for NaNoWriMo. I’ve spent some time lately working on an awesome new 2021 Preptober Planner to help you plan and win NaNoWriMo and write a novel in 30 days. If […]

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How To Write When You Don’t Feel Like It

How To Write When You Don’t Feel Like It

Are you planning to participate in NaNoWriMo in November? Do you have days where writing is the last thing you want to do?  The reality of it is, if you want to win at Nano, you’re probably going to be writing every single day of the month, and the likelihood that you feel like writing […]

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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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