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

53. Publishing while Parenting with Dahlia Adler & Jennifer Dugan

There's no one right way to carve a path in publishing, and today's guest--authors Jennifer Dugan and Dahlia Adler--are fabulous examples of that. Plus, we all basically share the same birthday, which is just fun....
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52. How to Create Emotions on Purpose

I’m on deadline this month, so I’m bringing you a few lessons from my Love Writing Again self-paced course. Today, we’re talking about how to create new emotions on purpose, so you can enjoy your writing...
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51. How to Process Emotions

I’m on deadline this month, so I’m bringing you a few lessons from my Love Writing Again self-paced course. Today, we’re talking about how to process your emotions.    If you love these lessons, you can purchase the...
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50. Your Beliefs about Writing (and Publishing)

I’m on deadline this month, so I’m bringing you a few lessons from my Love Writing Again self-paced course. Today, we’re talking about how your beliefs about writing and publishing affect your ability to enjoy...
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49. Own Your Superpower

Every author has a superpower. Yours may be revision, dialogue, or your marketing savvy. It can be tricky to spot, though. So in today's episode, I show you how to find your superpower and leverage it in your...
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48. Don't Shit Talk Your Readers

You would never talk shit about your readers intentionally...but there's a subtle way a lot of authors diminish and downplay the readers they have. Once you know how it happens, you'll notice it every time it comes up...
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47. A Love Letter to Debut Authors

Dear 2023 Debuts: You're about to make the shift from writer to published author. This is incredible...but it can be stressful af if your thoughts about debuting are a mess. This is my love letter to you - my best...
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46. Who Do You Want to BE in 2023?

It's that time of year again - time for reviewing the year that's past and look ahead to what we "should" accomplish in the next year. I'd like to offer a new way of setting goals, one that emphasizes WHO you want to...
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45. How to Set Boundaries

Let's talk boundaries. We can't control other humans and what they do and/or say (about your books sales and whether you should get a "real job"), but we can control how WE react. And that, friends, is the purpose of...
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44. Answering Book Questions During Family Gatherings

How's your book doing? How many copies have you sold? Are you a millionaire yet? - When you're a writer, the questions you get at family gatherings can be uncomfortable. In today's episode, I walk you through WHY...
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43. Staying in Love with Your Story

Having trouble staying committed to your novel long enough to reach the end? Get distracted by shiny new ideas? This episode offers strategies for knowing which book to commit to and how to stay excited about the...
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42. My NaNoWriMo Origin Story

Happy National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo)! 10 years ago TODAY, I started writing a novel for the very first time. A decade later, I share some of my favorite NaNo take aways and share tips for writing this...
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