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Before you hire a website designer you need this

Before you hire a Website Designer…you need to do this!

By KrisWithaK | October 3, 2016

I remember when I decided to first open up a website for my business & blog…. I couldn’t afford to hire a website designer, so I went to Creative Market & searched for days to find a theme that would work – without any real idea of what “work” even looked like. I finally bought one…

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Does your Writing Voice feel as Unreliable as a 13-year-old Boy’s?

By KrisWithaK | May 13, 2016

I don’t mean that you suddenly feel the need to compare Halo stats (is that still a thing?) or laugh at farts. What I mean is that you don’t trust your Writing Voice. You don’t sit down at the notebook (or keyboard) & feel like it’s going to show up for you every single time…

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Embrace your beginning; love you practice & #TrustYourVoice.

Embrace your Beginning, Love your Practice & Trust your Voice with Random Olive

By KrisWithaK | May 4, 2016

So I’ve said it before & I’ll say it again: if you want to be a writer, you have to write. Every. Single. Day. You need to put pen to paper & do the thing over & over again – & be willing for it to not be perfect. I often tell my daughter, who is…

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3 things to do to BE a writer | With a K Writing

To Actually BE a Writer, you need to be doing these 3 things

By KrisWithaK | April 14, 2016

I’ve always known that I wanted to be a writer. But I haven’t always known how to actually…well…BE a writer. I mean, I learned fairly early on how to write things: sentences, paragraphs, stories, poems…but that’s not what it takes to really be a writer. It’s a big piece of it, but it’s only a piece.…

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Don't Find your Voice; Try Trusting it Instead!

Stop Trying to Find Your Voice. Try trusting it instead.

By KrisWithaK | April 7, 2016

The most common bit of writing advice out there is to, “Find your Voice,” but how do you even do that? Surprisingly, you have to stop trying.

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The Shocking Truth About Writer’s Block is Simple| Kris With a K | Writing Coach

By KrisWithaK | November 3, 2015

It’s that horrible feeling when you sit down to write. & instead of feeling a creative flow, you sit paralyzed, staring at your computer screen & seething at the injustice of your creative life. Everybody who’s tried communicating with words has felt it: a paralyzing barrier between the idea you want to share & the ability to actually Get.…

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Let’s play a little game of 20 Questions | Blog Your Voice | Kris With a K | Copy Coach

By KrisWithaK | October 27, 2015

A few weeks ago, I went on the trip of a lifetime. I didn’t go on rides at Disneyland or see a Broadway show in New York City, & I didn’t go to Scotland to search for a family castle either. Sup, Clan MacLeod! I went to San Francisco; it wasn’t even my first trip there, but…

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Build a Flexible Editorial Calendar | Blog Your Voice | Kris With a K | Writing Coach | With a K Writing Services

How to Build a Flexible Editorial Calendar in 3 Steps

By KrisWithaK | September 16, 2015

Your Editorial Calendar doesn’t need to feel like a set of creativity-handcuffs. It should feel like a comforting & inspiring guideline. One that allows you to be more creative. Not stifled & uninspired. I’m an idea machine. I’ve always been a “creative person,” whatever that means, & I operated under the assumption for a long…

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Author:

Kris Windley

I'm a writer, editor, illustrator, teacher, mother of two and enthusiastic cat-belly snuggler.

I write about Writing, Business and Blogging...and sometimes about Changing the World. 

Because if you're going to worry about commas and cash flow and social shares, you can pay attention to empathy and kindness too, right?

xo
Kris

Posts & Articles

  • Blog Home Page

    Go to the Blog Home Page to see the most recently published posts by Kris Windley.

  • Writing Skills

    Posts about your writing process, practice and skills - and how to use them to change the world.

  • Blogging Tips

    Posts to help you use your online stage effectively and ethically - while having a bit of fun.

  • Your Brand Voice

    Posts to help you find your brand voice and use it in your small business to make a big impact.

  • Change the World

    Posts to help you take your small business or writing adventure and turn it into an engine for change in the world around you.

  • Make Space

    Posts to help you make space in your life for the important things - like sharing your Voice and changing the World.