Say Yes to Now

One of my love note (AKA newsletter) subscribers sent me an email telling me that an Anne Lamott quote had really hit her hard. The quote reads: Oh my God, what if you wake up some day and you’re 65, or 75, and you never got your memoir or novel written; or you didn’t go […]

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Interview With a First-Time Kindle Author

When I received an email from Udey Johnson, thanking me for my How to Write for Kindle book, I was thrilled that I’d been able to help someone with the structure of their book. I asked Udey if I could interview him and he graciously accepted.  He’s a first-time Kindle author and his book is […]

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Structuring a Non-Fiction Book

From 30,000 feet No, this isn’t a post about writing while flying. Rather, it’s a post about the BIG PICTURE of a non-fiction book structure. How Many Topics Does Your Book Need? Once you’ve hit upon the basic idea for your book, break it down into topics. Think of the book’s structure in the same way […]

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Latest Tweet: June 16, 2014 at 10:11AM

Sometimes a #writerslife requires watering the tomatoes http://t.co/oA2kARyNA3 http://ift.tt/1n4OWKq — Nancy Hendrickson (@nhendrickson1) June 16, 2014 Need a creative boost? Try the 30-Day Challenge. It’s free and it just might wake up your brain!

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Listen to My Podcast Interview

Thanks to Chris Bell for offering me a guest interview spot on the Writers Rebellion Podcast. It was great fun – and filled with tips for writers. Need a creative boost? Try the 30-Day Challenge. It’s free and it just might wake up your brain!

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When Is It Time to Quit Your Day Job?

When I first started writing for magazines I managed to collect my (not) fair share of rejection letters. However, I persisted in writing queries and improving my pitch. One day, the dam broke open and I was faced with a choice I was happy to make: Quit my job and jump full force into being […]

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Welcome. My name is Nancy Hendrickson and I like to shuffle words around until they make sense. Sometimes I succeed. Need a creative boost? Try the 30-Day Challenge. It’s free and it just might wake up your brain!

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