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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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Why I love my Broken Voice…Finally

By KrisWithaK | August 21, 2015

If you’ve been reading my blog for any time at all, you’ve heard me talk about these 2 things at least eleven times: Embracing your Voice & Finding Your Great Big Why. In my experience, these 2 things are really important Pre-Prewriting steps any writer should take in order to start really focusing in on her message & sharing it confidently.…

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My Students taught me this key Lesson about Blogging & Business

By KrisWithaK | August 6, 2015

Striving for perfection will not make your message stronger, kitten. In fact, it is pretty much guaranteed to keep your message bottled up, nice and tight, away from your readers. I understand why you are doing it; don’t get me wrong! I totally understand that need to just wait one more minute before sharing your voice because it’s not…

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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

Contents

  • Blog Archive

    Go to the Blog Home Archive to see the most recently published articles.

  • Writing Skills

    Articles to help you develop your writing process, practice and skills - and figure out how to use them to change the world.

  • Blogging Tips

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

  • Your Brand Voice

    Articles and Resources to help you find your brand voice - and use it in your small business or not-for-profit organization to make a big impact.

  • Change the World

    Articles and Resources to help you take your mission, small business or writing skill and turn it into an engine for change in the world around you.