Pick Up The Pen with Sadie Chelsea

Pick Up The Pen with Sadie Chelsea

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How do I write when I don’t have time? What about my self-doubt? Is procrastination normal? Am I the only writer who can’t seem to get anything done? These are just some of the big questions that writer and coach, Sadie Chelsea, digs into on the Pick Up The Pen Podcast. In addition to mini masterclasses, step-by-step guides, and top-ranked writer interviews, each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies for writing, being a writer, and improving your writing world. This is a podcast by writers for writers - so, listen in & let’s get you writing!


Ep. 19: Content Marketing for Writers During COVID-19 with Linda Rey
Jun 2 • 26 min
Writer and 30-year content marketer Linda Rey shares tips and ideas to help keep your content marketing and online presence going during COVID-19. She’ll also share: How to boost your content marketing, Where to find content gold, How much time you really…
Ep. 18 How to Do Killer Research to Make Your Book Authentic, Accurate, and Effective with Lindsey Fera
May 25 • 22 min
Historical fiction writer Lindsey Fera joins us to share all her insider techniques on doing research for your book, even when that research seems intimidating and overwhelming. Lindsey also shares with us: How to dive into research even when it scares…
Ep. 17: 5 Tips for Beginning Writers with Kaylee Bliss
May 13 • 24 min
Fantasy writer and writing community support member Kaylee Bliss tells us 5 tips for beginning writers, but wait! Even if you’re a seasoned writer, you can still benefit from this episode as we talk about so much more, like: The most important thing to…
Ep. 16 How to Effectively Use the Big Social Media Platforms in 2020
May 6 • 39 min
Sonia Rosa, a literary fiction writer, is here to tell us her process and insider templates she uses for ultimate engagement and growth on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. In this episode, we talk everything on social media and marketing for writers in…
Ep. 15 BUSTED! Exposing Insider Secrets from the Publishing World and The Conditions of Acceptance with John Adamus
Apr 28 • 50 min
Life-long editor, John Adamus from The Writer Next Door, exposes the experiences of gatekeeping in the publishing world, and the methods used to try and break it. Learn the conditions of acceptance for a writer, plus: the secret to writing success (tip:…
Ep. 14 Turning Your Book into a Major Motion Picture Movie with Mike DeLucia
Apr 16 • 24 min
Have you always wondered how authors go about getting a movie deal? Mike DeLucia is here to tell us how. Mike is a writer of 37+ years, who’s book, Madness: The Man Who Changed Basketball is ranked as Amazon’s top 100 books to read, a book which is…
Ep. 13 Why You Need to Share Your Message Now (Plus Giving Yourself Permission) with John C. Davis
Jan 14 • 26 min
In this episode, we talk with writer, musician, teacher, and inspirational speaker, John C. Davis, as he walks us through his journey, explaining how he went from hiding his story ideas in a desk drawer to publicly sharing them with over 1,000 people -…
012: The 3 Truths Behind Writer’s Block and 12 Ways to Overcome It All with A.M. Waters
Nov 4, 2019 • 25 min
A.M. Writers is a freelance writer and soon-to-be author, who has struggled with writer’s block, even though she’s been writing since she was a child. She proves that even the experienced of us still struggle with this issue. In this episode, we speak…
011: Getting Through Tough Times & Coming Out on Top
Oct 31, 2019 • 24 min
Life is full of surprises, but they’re not always happy ones. It can feel like as soon as we’re on a roll, doing all the right things, life slaps us in the face, throwing us off course. With that time comes the tears, anger, frustration, and even…
010: How to Incorporate Big Themes into Your Writing & Touch Readers’ Hearts with Vincent Vezza
Oct 21, 2019 • 25 min
Vincent Vezza is a regional representative for North Carolina’s Writers’ Network. Under the pseudonym Jackson Badgenoone, Vincent is the author of “The Hidden Treasure of Dutch Buffalo Creek” and “Neverborn.” In this episode Vincent shares with us: the…
009: The Writer’s Journey with Martika Shanel: Following Your Intuition, Giving Yourself Permission, and Other Wisdom To Improve Your Writing Life
Aug 29, 2019 • 18 min
Too often we think life has to go a certain way. But every journey is different. Children’s author, Maritka Shanel, shares with us her journey from college to the workforce to motherhood, military life, traveling, and trying to follow her intuition…
008: How to Properly Price Your Books & Meet Your Income Goals
Jul 11, 2019 • 18 min
Sick of not making money from your books or published works? This is the RIGHT way to price your stuff to get more readers and sales! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
007: How to Deal with Rejection: 5 Habits that Have Helped Me
Apr 12, 2019 • 35 min
As writers, rejection is unavoidable. Even worse, rejection hurts, but it doesn’t have to crush and define you. The difference between letting rejection hold you back and turning rejection into a strengthening and healing experience depends on how you…
006: The Lost Episode Revealed!
Apr 12, 2019 • 20 min
Daria White from Writer in the Making interviewed Sadie Chelsea. A part of the episode that got lost when the internet shut down was recovered! Here, that lost episode is shared. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
005: The Writer’s Unexpected Journey with Daria White
Apr 5, 2019 • 18 min
In this episode, we interview indie author Daria White, who originally planned on becoming a medical doctor. Daria shares her unexpected journey on switching careers, overcoming fear on pursuing your passion, sharing your words with the world, self and…
004: The Number One Habit that Damages Your Writing, Plus How to Heal the Damage, Boost Creativity, and Write Words that Matter
Mar 29, 2019 • 57 min
Learn how the number one thing you do every day is hurting your inner writer, blocking your creativity, and damaging your writing career. Learn the few simple things you can do to boost your creativity, write better, leave a lasting legacy, and live a…
003: 4 Steps to Getting Your Story Chosen By a Publisher in a Saturated Writers’ Market
Mar 21, 2019 • 24 min
Do you think the writer’s market is saturated? Are you worried you’ll never be chosen to be published when millions of other writers are competing for the same thing? In this episode, you’ll learn 4 techniques that will get you from a doubtful, unnoticed…
002: Why the Term “Aspiring Writer” Needs to Die
Mar 14, 2019 • 22 min
Learn how calling yourself an aspiring writer is holding you back from being a writer. Learn the one trick you need to move from “aspring writer” to simply “I am a writer.” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
001: How to Claim Your Writer’s Birthright and Have Creativity at Your Fingertips
Mar 7, 2019 • 32 min
Learn what’s holding you back from calling yourself a writer and pursuing writing as a career, how to claim your birthright as a writer, how to eliminate fear and rejection, and have creativity and the muse ready for you when you sit to write. —- This…