Here's what I learned TOTALLY by accident. Personal story sells.

The more bold and authentic your voice, the more easily you'll attract those you're meant to work with. Because readers need to know what you fucking stand for, and the stories you choose to tell will allow them to determine that.

Category Archives: Cultural Issues

Authenticity, books, Codependency, Confidence, Courage, Cultural Issues, extreem dependency, forgiveness, How to Eat The Elephant, India, Interview, Intimacy, Iran, Life, manipulation, marriage, mistakes, Muslim, Polygamy, reinvention, Remya Warrior, risk, running, Self-acceptance, shame, trapping a man, voice, Writing

The Kind of Girl You’d Warn Your Sons Off

One of the benefits of writing a book is the visibility it buys you.  Know that saying, build it and they will come?  Well, that’s bullshit. After all that hard…

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Posted on Aug 03, 2015 by , with No Comments
Alcoholic rules, books, Boundaries, Bridget Cooper, coaching, Codependency, confrontation, Courage, Cultural Issues, eating disorders, expectations, Feed the Need, Iran, Life, limiting beliefs, mistakes, people pleasing, Power Principles of Time Mastery, Reading, recovery, Saying no, Self love

How You Ended Up Trapped

This fall, my friend Bridget Cooper invited me to write the forward for her book Feed The Need, which got me really excited. I mean, I love this saucy minx’s…

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Posted on Dec 29, 2014 by , with 20 Comments
Alcoholic rules, Anne Lamott, Authenticity, connection, Courage, criticism, Cultural Issues, culture shock, dealing with criticism, grace, Honesty, identity, Iran, mistakes, Motivation, risk, Self-acceptance, sex, voice, vulnerability, Writing

Shock and Awe

This week I was asked an interview question that really got me thinking: “Much of your writing is deeply personal and provocative; some of it seems almost intended to shock….

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Posted on May 12, 2014 by , with 8 Comments