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How To Outline Your Novel For NaNoWriMo 📝

How To Outline Your Novel For NaNoWriMo 📝

One of my favorite parts of the writing process is outlining and brainstorming what’s going to happen in my novel. Sadly, this can also be one of the most difficult parts of the process, because there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for figuring out every scene in our book. Today, I’ve got a detailed video for you […]

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo

Preparing for NaNoWriMo

Who’s ready to prep? It’s that time again, and I’ve been planning some awesome writing content coming up that will be good for all our authors, whether you’re planning to participate in NaNoWriMo or not, Today, we’re kicking off our Preptober content with a list of the steps I take to start a new project, […]

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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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July Camp NaNo Writing Goals

July Camp NaNo Writing Goals

July is a busy and fun month! A brand new quarter with a fresh opportunity for success, and Camp NaNoWriMo is just around the corner. ​Today on YouTube,​ I’m sharing my July Writing Goals for camp (is this too ambitious?? Maybe!), what I’m doing lately for writing accountability, and my brand new July Camp NaNo […]

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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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What to do when mental health suffers during a deadline (Preptober 2022)

What to do when mental health suffers during a deadline (Preptober 2022)

How do you approach a deadline, goal, or big project when your mental health is already suffering? What can you do during the push to “win” to help support yourself and take care of yourself? That’s the topic of our video today. This is the final video of our Preptober series, and I sincerely hope […]

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Prepping Your Life For NaNoWriMo

Prepping Your Life For NaNoWriMo

When we talk about writing to deadlines or a big, timed event like NaNoWriMo, we often spend most of our time talking about plot, ideas, and scenes. Those things are important, of course, but there’s more to success sometimes than just prepping your novel. What about prepping your life for a big deadline? Today on […]

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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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