Carma Spence

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I have been a storyteller all my life. I showed an aptitude for writing at an early age. My first attempts were in fiction at the tender age of 4. And then in the 4th Grade, my teacher (bless her heart) pulled me aside one day after school and told me I should really consider a career in writing.

I took those words to heart and they have sustained me when the going got rough.

In college, while earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, I discovered science writing and went on to pursue a Master's degree in Journalism specializing in this area. I built a career in science and health marketing communications and public relations for more than 20 years, plying my craft to communicate complex topics to a lay audience.

Once I ventured out on my own, I
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Carma Spence I switch to another project. That's why I am always working on multiple writing projects. When I get blocked on one, I switch to another. I find that…moreI switch to another project. That's why I am always working on multiple writing projects. When I get blocked on one, I switch to another. I find that that this not only keeps me writing, but it gives my subconscious time to work out that pesky block!(less)
Carma Spence Hmmm. Tough question. I can't imagine not being one ... I started writing as a toddler. But if pushed, I guess the best thing about being a writer is…moreHmmm. Tough question. I can't imagine not being one ... I started writing as a toddler. But if pushed, I guess the best thing about being a writer is the ability to express your thoughts on paper (or pixels) and then clarify them so that they become clear in your mind as well.(less)
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Get Your Book Done: 5 Ideas to Complete Your Book Now

As I mentioned in an earlier post this month, a published book is a powerful tool for coaches and consultants in growing their business. It helps you establish expertise. It lends you authority. And it attracts new clients. But writing a book takes commitment. How can you complete your book project when you are so […]

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After getting to page 53, I've decided to discontinue reading this book. Here's why:

1. Ms. Coffey is very good at being specific in visual detail -- zebra-striped butterfly, snuggle into flannel wrap -- but very vague when it comes to the topic of th
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