Category Archives for "Create"

Why Do You Need To Write A Book?

By Joyce Glass | Complete

A Book Is More Than A BookWhat are some of your favorite books to help you grow your business? To grow your business, you need to think short term and long term. Like a home or any building structure, your business needs a good foundation. A solid foundation supports a stable structure during high winds and […]

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What Do You Fear About Writing?

By Joyce Glass | Create

Every week I talk with new writers working on their first book, and ask them what is holding them back or standing in the way of completing their book? Almost everyone says some form of fear.  What Fear Grips You? 1) Fear of the unknown.2) Overwhelm at enormity of writing book.3) Fear of being a good […]

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What can a cardinal teach you?

By Joyce Glass | Create

I am a proud mama bird! Janet Kassalen is one of my coaching clients. Colleen Wietmarschen and Peter Wietmarschen edited and set up her book promotion. She released her first children’s book last week, and today we can learn how Janet created this encouraging and motivating story for children and adults. Janet, tell us a little bit […]

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Quick Tip #4 From The Write Coach

By Joyce Glass | Clarity

What Are Your Top Three Priorities? “You either run the day or the day runs you. And when the day runs you, the track rarely leads to growth.”~ Todd Herman ~ For years productivity gurus told you to manage your time. However, according to Todd Herman, “You absolutely, 100% CANNOT manage time.” This concept may […]

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Who Needs To Attend A Writer’s Conference?

By Joyce Glass | Create

Tips and Inspiration For Your Next Writer’s Conference! Who needs to attend a writer’s conference? –  Tip from#TheWriteCoach Click to Tweet Conference Tips: – Bring a laptop/iPad or Notebook for notes. – Bring a rolling bag to carry things around.  – Bring business cards. – Bring a willing attitude to learn. – Research the editors, agents and publishers attending.  – Build relationships […]

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Quick Tip #3 From The Write Coach

By Joyce Glass | Create

What is vital for every writer to do? What is vital for every writer to do? – Quick Tip #3 from#TheWriteCoach Click to Tweet Watch Facebook LIVE Post! Conference Tips: – Bring a laptop/iPad or Notebook for notes. – Bring a rolling bag to carry things around.  – Bring business cards. – Bring a willing attitude to learn. – Research the editors, […]

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You Want To Write A Book

By Joyce Glass | Clarity

Before You Take OffWriting a book is similar to flying an airplane. It is overwhelming when you start, but when you fly high, it is exhilarating. However, there are many steps before you take off the ground in an airplane. You plan a flight path, make sure everything is working on the plane correctly, go […]

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Create Powerful Words

By Joyce Glass | Create

Quick Tip #1 From The Write CoachHow do you find the best word? Do you ever struggle to find powerful words when you are writing? I found a great tool to help  you! This is good if you are writing a book, an email or even a Facebook post!Sometimes the perfect word alludes us. Now you can always find […]

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Top 5 Ways To Use Evernote

By Joyce Glass | Create

Evernote helps your brain! Instead of looking in folders on your browser, then folders in your email, and folders in your documents when you are doing research or working on a writing project. You can put them all in Evernote! Tag them the name of the project. Today I am sharing my Top 5 Ways I […]

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After The Draft … What’s Next?

By Joyce Glass | Create

Now What? You labored long to write your first draft. There are many steps to take next. Where do you begin? 1st – Self-Edit​Content Flow Does all your content flow in a natural progression?  Is your content easy to follow?  Are you making a clear point in each chapter and the book or blog post as a whole? Do […]

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What is Passive Voice and Active Voice?

By Joyce Glass | Create

​What is the Active Voice? When you are reading ​a blog post, an article or even a book, do you want the writer to be clear and the writing to have forward motion?  Do you ever start skimming a blog post or article, and the writer spends more time describing an incident or pertinent information verses telling the […]

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How Do You Eliminate Procrastination?

By Joyce Glass | Create

Recently I surveyed some writers and gave them a chance to ask me a question. One of the top questions was . . . How can I eliminate procrastination? How can I eliminate procrastination? #TheWriteCoach Click to Tweet Our human nature is to avoid anything to cause us pain or discomfort. Even though we want to […]

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How to use Scrivener

By Joyce Glass | Complete

Scrivener is the best tool to use to write your book. Many people become overwhelmed when they first open Scrivener, because it is the Maserati of writing software. However, it is a simple machine with great handling once you know how to operate it. Here are some tips to set your book up in Scrivener and […]

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