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Publish And Thrive Is Open!

Publish And Thrive Is Open!

It’s here! My five-week, intensive self-publishing course, Publish And Thrive, is now open for enrollment. Have you been dreaming of a life and career as a successful author? Taking your career into your own hands and self-publishing your work is an incredible, fulfilling path that can lead to life-changing income and connections, but there’s a […]

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Starting The Final Book in My Series

Starting The Final Book in My Series

I honestly can’t believe the end is almost here. When I started writing the Shadow Demons Saga back in 2010, I never dreamed it would be such a huge part of my life and career. As I begin setting up my plotting notes and getting ready to start drafting the final book in the series, […]

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July’s “Don’t Break The Chain” Challenge is On!

July’s “Don’t Break The Chain” Challenge is On!

It’s almost time for Camp NaNoWriMo, which I adore and always participate in because you can set your own goal. But this year, I’m also really wanting to work on my consistency, rather than just my word count goals. I’ve spent so much of my writing life avoiding writing, daydreaming about writing, and then binge-writing […]

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How To Write When You Don’t Feel Like It

How To Write When You Don’t Feel Like It

Are you planning to participate in NaNoWriMo in November? Do you have days where writing is the last thing you want to do?  The reality of it is, if you want to win at Nano, you’re probably going to be writing every single day of the month, and the likelihood that you feel like writing […]

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The Best Way To Get Story Ideas and Inspiration: Great Ideas #2

The Best Way To Get Story Ideas and Inspiration: Great Ideas #2

I’m a firm believer that your best ideas (and your best success) will come from stories you’re excited to write. Stories inspired by the things you naturally love writing the most. Early in my career, I was introduced to the idea of creating a set of Master Lists in order to figure out what inspired […]

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The Great Ideas Series: Brainstorming your Ideas

The Great Ideas Series: Brainstorming your Ideas

Brainstorming great ideas for a novel or series can truly be some of the most fun you’ll have as a writer. I love to brainstorm novel ideas, but there is a lot more that goes into taking an idea from that first spark to a full-length novel or a five-book series and beyond. In this […]

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Resetting My Goals and Kanban Board For Q2

Resetting My Goals and Kanban Board For Q2

It’s that time again! One of my favorite times of year! I’m resetting my goals and my Kanban board for Q2 of 2021. Woohoo! In today’s video, as well as showing you how Q1 went and my plans for Q2, I thought it was important to talk a little about my struggles, along with my […]

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2021 Goals

Camp NaNoWriMo April 2021 Goals

Camp NaNoWriMo is coming up in April, so it’s time to start thinking about whether you want to participate and what you’ll be working on. Camp is different from the main event for National Novel Writing Month in November, because you can choose your own goal, rather than having to write a full 50,000 words […]

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How I use Notion for my Writing Journal

How I use Notion for my Writing Journal

As you all know, I am definitely a pen and paper girl, but sometimes when you need to track certain data, it’s just easier to use an app. Lately, I’ve been trying out Notion as a really powerful tool for keeping up with my writing metadata and a writing journal. In today’s video, I show […]

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Sometimes You Need to Change Plans…

Sometimes You Need to Change Plans…

I know I talk about goal-setting a lot here at Heart Breathings, but what happens if you fall behind on your plans? Do you totally reset everything? Keep going? What if something needs to change? I’m talking about that in today’s vlog, because I recently realized I needed to make a major shift in my […]

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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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