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Words of Wisdom from Cathy Heller's Dreamtopia 2019

Stop Writing Alone

Release Date: 03/21/2019

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Stop Writing Alone

Writing Prompt Parties are coming all throughout the year. In this episode Nicole discusses what a writing prompt party is, how they’ve helped her grow as a writer, and how you can join. T he first writing prompt party of the year will be this Friday at 7PM EST, here are the details:   Mentioned in this episode:   STOP WRITING ALONE EMAIL LIST: STORY HOARDER Substack (The new home for Nicole’s writing): Stop Writing Alone FB group Stop Writing Alone Bookshop   NV Rivera YouTube Channel   Buy Nicole a coffee (AKA support the podcast!)   Places to connect...

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This week Nicole interviews Claire Oldham-West, certified counselor and Hypnotherapist about her content-free emotional release technique and her upcoming webinar and course for anyone interested in exploring this type of personal therapy. In this episode Nicole shared her experiences with Claire’s technique and Claire even hypnotizes Nicole during the recording.    To sign up for Claire’s webinar and for more information on Claire’s services, sign up here: Mentioned in this episode: Claire Oldham-West’s  Website YouTube   STOP WRITING ALONE EMAIL LIST: ...

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Jamie Angevine has been writing her whole life. For years she has committed to writing every single day. In this episode she discusses her writing habits, her quest to find a local writing group to support her growth, and how she shows up for writing community both locally and virtually. 

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This week Nicole discusses Stop Writing Alone and Stop Reading Alone plans for the new year. She invites listeners to a reading group to read Brené Brown’s new book, Atlas of the Heart together in a new virtual space for the Stop Writing Alone community. Nicole also announced a giveaway of the book Atlas of the Heart that ends on December 22, 2021. To enter the giveaway and get on the Stop Reading Alone email list, visit the link below:

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Audrea Martin is a cozy mystery writer getting ready to release her debut novel Blue Blue Christmas. In this episode she discusses how she fell in love with cozy mystery, strove to find herself in the genre and then worked to create the stories she craved. She shares her experiences within writing community, in writing conferences, and her love of books on the craft that she has turned into a new venture with Amy Strong on their YouTube channel The Write Crowd. 

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This week's episode is Nicole's introduction to her new space to share al the fiction she has been writing while in community. To read the stories for yourself, or to subscribe, use the link below:

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Servete Kolar is a fellow writer from Nicole’s hometown Staten Island, NY. Servete, or Sevey, and Nicole met through the Staten Island Writers Meetup group and have continued their connection in community through Stop Writing Alone. Sevey writes fantasy in between her obligations to her students with special needs. In this episode Sevey demonstrates again and again all the work it takes to show up for yourself through your writing. 

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Amy Strong is the co-creator and co-host of the brand new YouTube channel and writing community called The Write Crowd. Along with Audrea Martin, Amy shares perspectives and insights about books for writers with writers. In this episode, Amy discusses this new venture, the books (yes, plural!) she’s working on, as well as the various writing communities she is a part of and growing with. 

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This episode is part of the Happy Campers Interview series.

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More Episodes

Last week Stop Writing Alone’s host, Nicole Rivera, had the opportunity to go to Cathy Heller’s workshop Dreamtopia 2019. In this week’s episodes she shares words of wisdom applicable to writers from Cathy Heller, Andy J. Pizza, Lili Pettit, Jennifer Cohen, Amber Rae, Delanie Fischer, Jeff Goins, Heidi Stevens, Saul Blinkoff, and Barney Waters! She also shares call ins from fellow attendees who share their big takeaways and passion projects with listeners.

 

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Dreamtopian Call-Ins:

 

Places to connect to the STOP WRITING ALONE community and introduce yourself:

 

The EVERYONE CAN PODCAST crew. Here’s a list of podcasts made by my classmates coming out of Cathy Heller’s ECP course. This is one inspiring, creative, and informative bunch:

 

And our teacher…