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Stop Writing Alone

Jan 31, 2020

Nicole includes one final bonus episode for season one of Stop Writing Alone to tell the story of the importance of the strange and powerful closeness that we develop in our writing group relationships.

Jan 30, 2020

Stop Writing Alone is one year old! After a brief celebration, Nicole discusses the strong community lessons we learn from geese! 


Want to be one of Nicole’s first coaching clients? Write her an email at with the Subject Line: I Want In! In the email tell Nicole why you’d like to jump on...

Jan 23, 2020

Writing contests and competitions offer a lot of different quantifiable prizes for the winners, but what “wins” can all participants hope to gather. As Nicole participates in the current NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge 2020, she can think of nothing else! This week she discusses how committing to a writing...

Jan 16, 2020

The world is in need of strong, intelligent voices. Should those voices be wasted on fiction? Should writers be spending their hours in more important pursuits than playing make believe on the page? This week Nicole addresses the question of whether or not writers are wasting their time when they write fiction. She...

Jan 9, 2020

“This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until it's done. It's that easy, and that hard.” - Neil Gaiman @neilhimself

This week Nicole’s mind is on action — the power of it, and the conflicting nature of its simplicity and impossibility. “Just DO it!” Nike tells...