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Don’t try to proofread your own book! Yes, I know it’s tempting. Paying a proofreader is expensive. However, nothing makes you look more unprofessional than extra spaces before periods, random capitalizations, and more. When we write, coach, or developmental edit a book, we

"There are years that ask the questions, and years that answer."—Zora Neale Hurston Welcome to the first working day of 2021. In all transparency, 2021 has not started out the way we expected, as Matt and I are grappling with the unexpected

Would you rather . . . Spend a year scuba diving at the world’s greatest coral reefs OR tackle the world’s single-use plastic problem? In 2018, Cristin Salaz found herself in just this predicament. After her father passed away, she had a