The Author Burnout Cure

The Author Burnout Cure

Hosted by: Isabel Sterling

Isabel Sterling, multi-published author and master certified coach, is on a mission to dismantle burnout culture, one author at a time.

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Episodes

109. The Empowered Author Principles

For the final backstage pass this month, we’re taking a look at the agenda you’ll find inside The Empowered Author Principles - the 4th and final pillar of the curriculum I teach my clients. We talk everything from...
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108. The Authentic Marketing Method

Like it or not, when you become an author, marketing becomes part of your job description. It doesn’t have to take over your entire life though. In today’s backstage pass inside The Confident Author Academy, I give...
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107. The Creative Flow Formula

It’s nearly impossible to access creative flow when you’re avoiding your book and feeling all sorts of dread and anxiety about the publishing process. So in today’s backstage pass, I pull back the curtain on The...
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106. The Joyful Writing Protocol

Ready for a backstage pass? This week, we’re diving into the first pillar of the curriculum I teach inside The Confident Author Academy. The Joyful Writing Protocol covers all the foundational mindset and emotional...
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105. Hustle is a Mindset

How do you know if you’re hustling and in danger of burning out? You can’t tell simply by looking at WHAT you’re doing or how much you’re writing. Hustle and burnout are driven by the thoughts you think and the...
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104. 35 Lessons on my 35th Birthday

It’s my birthday! (Tomorrow!) In honor of turning 35, I’m sharing 35 lessons about writing, publishing, and life. Some are silly. Some are profound. All of them come from the heart. The publishing industry is hard....
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103. The Motivation Bank

In order to weather all of the hard parts about publishing, you need to have a fully funded Motivation Bank. What is a motivation bank and how do you fill it up? Listen to this short-and-sweet episode to find out. The...
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102. When Your Book Gets Canceled

In the summer of 2023, my publisher decided to cancel the final book under contract with them. After two years of work, Gay Ghost Book was no more. Today, I’m pulling back the curtain to walk you through what happened...
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101. Writing Through Life's Plot Twists

Surprise! We had a baby! Which means those plans I made for 2024? Yup, those need adjusting. Today, I’m bringing you inside my thought process as I shift my goals for the year. You can use this process anytime...
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100. Listener Q&A

It’s finally here: the highly anticipated 100th episode, with answers to all of YOUR questions! In this episode, I tackle questions about trad vs indie, whether you really need personal connections with agents or...
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99. Planning for 2024

Last week we evaluated 2023, so now it’s time to look ahead into the future and decide what kind of author year you want to create. This process gives you a functional schedule so you know where to put your focus each...
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98. Evaluating 2023

It’s the time of year where everyone starts talking about goal setting. Before you look ahead to 2024, it’s important to evaluate the year you just had. No matter how amazing (or disappointing) the past 12 months...
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