Welcome Urban Muse and Pen and Prosper readers! Thanks for stopping by.
>>Why Hire a Life Coach for Writers?
This week, Taylor over at Men with Pens made one of the best cases I've read in awhile for the power of coaching. If you missed it, you can read about her mid-winter camping adventure and more in "Who Pushes You More?" and if you're so inspired, let me know if you're ready to explore coaching for your writing life. Happy to help.
Whoa. If you're working on a book proposal and are still not convinced that developing your social media skills is a relevant, important element of developing your writing project, Debbie Stier's (HarperStudio, HarperCollins) quote makes an awfully convincing case, doesn't it?
Read more in Iris Blasi's review of the "Get Noticed: How to Earn Attention for Each Book" panel from the recent 2010 Digital Book World conference, held in late January in NYC.
>>Resources for Writers: meet a few of my friends.
In the past month I've connected with some talented -- and awesome -- new colleagues. Take a moment to check out their writing blogs:
- Jordan Rosenfeld, Make a Scene
- Jennifer Brown Banks, Pen and Prosper
- Carol Tice, TiceWrites
- Emily Kischell, LiveWires
Be back soon with more advice and tips from The Relaxed Writer. In the meantime, write well and thanks for being a part of my community.
-Marla (@MarlaBeck on Twitter)
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