It’s all about selling your story


Is it just me, or is it getting harder?

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man pulling hair in fristrtion
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The honest truth: My full querying journey so far


You have to take action and have faith, without knowing the outcome

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person jumping into mountain lake
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For women who like their history a little more visceral than Bridgerton

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seated man guzzling ale and holding a sword
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How I figured out “what’s next” and how you can too

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A quick lesson on perfection, mindset, and process

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woman trapped inside looking out a small window
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And what I’ve learned to do instead

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blue car speeding through a blurred cityscape
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And why I don’t listen to audiobooks

a path of open books on leaves
a path of open books on leaves

And skyrocket your motivation and productivity

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rocket shooting through clouds
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And what I do instead to be productive and stay sane

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computer with headphones, notepad, pen, and chalkboard with list of things to do
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Jana Van der Veer

Writer and Book Coach at www.setyourmuseonfire.com. I’m all about firing up motivation, accountability, and strategies that keep writers writing.

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