Write On Wednesday – Post Goals, #GoalChat & More

Check out this post by Debra Eckerling author of Your Goal Guide

Post June Goals on Write On Online and weekly goals on Facebook to be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. For even more community, stop by the Write On Online Facebook Group to participate in daily threads. Also, keep an eye on The D*E*B Method Facebook page for announcements, as well as live-streams, events, links, and inspiration.

Every Monday at 4pm PT, I broadcast #GoalChatLive from the Mango Publishing page with a special guest, related to Sunday’s topic. This week’s guest, Nita Sweeney, co-author of You Should Be Writingparticipated in both. Read the #GoalChat recaps – and watch the #GoalChatLive videos – on The D*E*B Method blog.

I am now scheduling July #GoalChat topics. Please send me your requests.

Watch a recording of of a goal chat with Nita Sweeney here: http://writeononline.com/2020/06/17/write-on-wednesday-postgoals-goalchat/

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Upcoming Events

June 17: I will be a be a guest on Ai Addyson-Zhang’s Live show #ClassroomWithoutWalls at 2pm PT. Topic: Effective #GoalSetting to Rock Your #Business and #Life. Watch live on Facebook or LinkedInAdd to your calendar.

June 18:  Ebook Publishing in a Post COVID-19 World: a conversation with Jim Azevedo from Smashwords. Starts at noon PT. Get more info and Register. These weekly conversations with publishing industry leaders are co-sponsored with San Francisco Writers ConferenceMechanics’ Institute, and Women’s National Book Association, San Francisco Chapter.

June 21:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Freelancing.

June 22: #GoaChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page with guest Naomi Nakashima.

June 23: Can You Exercise Your Way to Mental Health? Online Event at 6:30pm ET. Nita Sweeney, award-winning author of the running and mental health memoir, Depression Hates a Moving Target: How Running with My Dog Brought Me Back from the Brink, and coauthor of the writing journal, You Should Be Writing, presents about exercise and mental health for the Delaware Library. Get more info on this virtual event.

June 24: Women’s National Book Association – LA Chapter interactive webinar on Writing Work-Life Balance at 7pm PT, featuring authors Bridgitte Jackson-Buckley and Jen Jones Donatelli.  Free for WNBA members, non-members $10.  Get your ticketRSVP on Facebook.

June 28: Fanbase Press invites creators to join USA Today bestselling author Russell Nohelty for the “Launching a Kickstarter Campaign” Creator Forum webinar at 1pm PT. Russell runs Wannabe Press, a small press that publishes weird books for weird people. Get details and tickets.

June 28:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is July Goals.

June 29: #GoaChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page. Screenwriter and author William C Martell will be joining me.

June 29: Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) Presents “How to Write Query Letters & Proposals” with award-winning author and photojournalist Marvin J. Wolf at 7pm PT. He will share Book Proposals in 7 steps! Free to IWOSC members, $15 to nonmembers. Register at IWOSC.org.

June 29 – July 3: The first annual Freelance Writing Success Summit, presented by ProWriting Aid. Learn the skills, strategies, and tools you need to launch or rejuvenate a thriving freelance writing business. Tickets are free. Get yours today!

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Need to rework your path or set a new one? Read Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals from Mango Publishing. Remember to join the Your Goal Guide Facebook Group for additional support.

Btw, I am also available for one-on-one and group coaching. Check out my June Jumpstart Special.

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Please email me if you are are interested in contributing a Write On! Review or Expert Column. 


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For blogging inspiration read Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your BlogWhether you are starting or relaunching your blog, it will walk you through the process.

Do your kids love to write? Want to encourage them to hone and expand their writing skills? Check out Purple Pencil Adventures: Writing Prompts for Kids of All Ages.  Although it’s geared towards kids, there are plenty of prompts adults can use to exercise those writing muscles! Write on!

Your Goal Guide by Deb Eckerling (small copy)

your goal guide

A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals

Start with a plan. One of the biggest reasons goals fail is that we often don’t put enough thought into what we really want before diving in. Your Goal Guide by Debra Eckerling starts with that first, crucial step: figuring out your goals and putting a plan in place. As a professional writer, communications specialist, and project catalyst with more than 20 years of experience, Eckerling is prepared to help you achieve success.

You Should Be Writing by Brenda Knight and Nita Sweeney

you should be writing

A Journal of Inspiration & Instruction to Keep Your Pen Moving

Writing Inspiration from Incredible Authors. Gathered by Brenda Knight and writing coach Nita Sweeney, author of Depression Hates a Moving TargetYou Should Be Writing provides you with writing wisdom from a variety of accomplished authors.

Writing Practice on Every Page. This journal is a must-have for writers everywhere. With quotes from a diverse group of historical and modern authors to use as creative prompts on every page, you’ll be able to bring your writing inspiration with you wherever you go. You’ll find plenty of great advice, such as Toni Morrison’s encouragement, “As a writer, a failure is just information. It’s something that I’ve done wrong in writing, or is inaccurate or unclear. I recognize failure—which is important; some people don’t—and fix it.”

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