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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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Free Printable Blog Editorial Calendar Planner

Your Blog Resolution for 2016? Yeah. You’re gonna need this Blog Planner | #BrandPlan2016 | Kris With a K

By KrisWithaK | January 13, 2016

The single most important factor in the success of my blog? Hint: It’s not magic & it’s not that I’m a special snowflake. It’s my Blog Planner – my Editorial Calendar. I like using the name, “Blog Planner” because it sounds less intimidating than the big, detailed, commitment-filled thing we imagine when we hear, “Editorial Calendar” we…

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Work on your Brand Plan One Bite at a Time | BrandPlan2016 | Kris With a K

By KrisWithaK | December 18, 2015

Avoid Overwhelm now & Burnout later by planning your brand – one bite at a time. Try out this 5 step Brand Plan process with me & share your dream goals too!

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Brand Planning 2016 with KrisWithaK | Simplify your Planning this Year with the BrandPlan2016 Series

These 4 Planning Steps are Going to Keep me off the Ledge this Year | BrandPlan2016 | Kris With a K

By KrisWithaK | December 2, 2015

Everywhere you look right now, someone is telling you how to do your Year-End-Planning. It’s unbelievable how many times I’ve heard some version of that advice in the past week alone. Plan your 2016 for Your Business NOW; Make Your 2016 a SUCCESS by Planning your year today; Without a good Plan, Your Business Will FAIL; December is…

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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.