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My Q2 90 Day Review And Free 90 Day Plan Template

My Q2 90 Day Review And Free 90 Day Plan Template

Hi, everyone! Today over on YouTube, I posted a video reviewing my 90 day plan for the 2nd quarter of 2018, discussing how my quarter went in terms of my goals, projects, and tasks, as well as a quick recap of how I created my 90 day plan. I also go over some changes I’m […]

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How To Plan Your Writing Schedule And Hit Your Deadlines

How To Plan Your Writing Schedule And Hit Your Deadlines

As a hopeless procrastinator who knew it was time to start hitting my deadlines, I have found a system for how to plan my writing and production schedule for each novel. It’s a simple system, but sometimes just laying out the dates and planning ahead can make all the difference. Watch today’s video on how […]

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How To Avoid Burnout As An Author

How To Avoid Burnout As An Author

Burnout is a very real and dangerous thing for authors and entrepreneurs. Our ability to make money rests solely on our ability to create and market our work, which means that periods of sustained burnout can completely tank our income and productivity. Today, we are going to talk about how to avoid burnout as authors. […]

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How To Get Started As A Writer

How To Get Started As A Writer

I have gotten so many questions over the years about how to get started as a writer. Where do you begin? How do you actually learn to put a story together? Today, I am going to give you some of my best tips and share some of my personal experiences of when I first started […]

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Five Ways Writers Sabotage Their Success

Five Ways Writers Sabotage Their Success

We all want to be successful, but one of the strange mysteries of life is that almost all of us tend to sabotage our own success at some point. We make a plan and set a few exciting goals, but then we don’t sit down and hit our word counts. Sound familiar? Today’s video post […]

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Mini Marketing Tips For Authors: Great Taglines

Mini Marketing Tips For Authors: Great Taglines

I have a great mini marketing tip for you guys today. Writing a handful of punchy one-liners that hook readers in and make them want to read your story is an amazing way to increase your return on investment when you’re running ads or talking about your book. These are called “taglines” and they are […]

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How To Balance Writing And Business

How To Balance Writing And Business

These days, there is so much more to being an indie author than simply writing books. You have to know how to run your business in an efficient way, and one of the most important things you can learn early-on is how to effectively balance your writing and business tasks. I had no idea when […]

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How To Write A Best-Selling Series (And What Is An Anchor Series?)

How To Write A Best-Selling Series (And What Is An Anchor Series?)

Over the next couple of weeks I am going to bring to you a series of videos and posts where I will talk about how to write a bestselling series. In my last video, I shared with you my top tips for how I sold over half a million books self-publishing, and in that video, […]

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How I Sold Over Half A Million Books Self-Publishing

How I Sold Over Half A Million Books Self-Publishing

I am so excited to have the chance to talk about how I sold over half a million books so far in my self-publishing career. I self-published my first book, Beautiful Demons, back in October of 2010, and since then, I have sold more than 600,000 copies of my books. Of course, there are a […]

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How I Turned An Old Happy Planner Into My Plotting Notebook

How I Turned An Old Happy Planner Into My Plotting Notebook

This was such a fun video for me to create! If you’re like me, you buy way more planners every year than you can use or you buy one hoping it will bring you planner peace, only to discover that it’s just not “the one”. Well, I found a way to turn my old happy […]

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Sarra Cannon

Hi, I'm Sarra!

I have been self-publishing my books since 2010, and in that time, I've sold well over half a million copies of my books. I'm not a superstar or a huge bestseller, but I have built an amazing career that brings me great joy. Here at Heart Breathings, I hope to help you find that same level of success. Let's do this.

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