Birth Month – Let’s Do This!

So yeah. I didn't get to celebrate my 50th the way I wanted to. But since I'm a grow'd-up, I figure I can do what I want, and that means, I'm calling a do-over! That's right, this year, my 51st trip around the sun will kick off with a 50th birthday celebration of my choosing. … Continue reading Birth Month – Let’s Do This!

Wow, It’s Been a While.

I don't blog like I used to. I don't even write like I used to. That feverish, head down, nothing else matters until I get this story written type of writing. Used to fuel my weekdays and nights to exhaustion. Somewhere along the line I came to the realization that I had pumped out those … Continue reading Wow, It’s Been a While.

Help Send My Daughter to Budapest!

My goober is currently a junior in college. She's set her sights on writing, directing, and acting in film. Have no idea where she would have gotten that from, lol. She's secured a spot on the roster of a handful of students who get to attend the Study Abroad program where they go overseas to … Continue reading Help Send My Daughter to Budapest!

Here’s the latest from The Next Chapter

https://www.youtube.com/embed/I7Foam6oKPI?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent I found this interview with Tim Ferriss to be excellent in addressing the fears we may face as we move outside our comfort zones… Enjoy. If you’re in the ATL metro area, next Saturday I’m hosting The Next Chapter Real Life Living, February Presentation. For more information and to register to attend, click HERE. … Continue reading Here’s the latest from The Next Chapter

Test Flights Outside the Comfort Zone — The Next Chapter

https://www.youtube.com/embed/bbBiQP9R7Vo?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent And just like that, January 2018 moves into the history books. The “new year” smell has pretty much worn off so let’s refresh shall we? Indeed we shall. And we’ll do so with another Monthly Challenge. I purposefully picked this one for February because it ties in to the whole Valentine Day – love … Continue reading Test Flights Outside the Comfort Zone — The Next Chapter

Meditating on Meditation — The Next Chapter

And that’s a wrap on this, our first monthly challenge here at The Next Chapter. I used the Create Space Meditation Kit by Danielle LaPorte to guide me through my daily (*ahem*) meditation practice. Here are my Challenge stats: Days completed first thing in the morning = 17 Days completed before bed in the evening […] … Continue reading Meditating on Meditation — The Next Chapter

Check it out – Help With Real Life.

Welcome to 2018 and The Next Chapter’s Real Life Living presentation series. Join us in 2018 as we bring you tips, tools, and resources to help you turn the page from dream to reality. February is all about love and The Next Chapter wants you to Perfect the Art of Self-Care. Sat, February 10, 2018 […] … Continue reading Check it out – Help With Real Life.

Introducing…

We’ve worked with over 75 people so far in workshops and one-on-ones. We’ve had three who chose us to help turn their publishing dreams into reality. We’d like to introduce to one of them. Ms. W. Owens, the first client we had to follow our program, From Blank Page to Published in Six Months or […] … Continue reading Introducing…

ACK! 2018 already?!

So much for 2017's goals, eh? But that was then, this is now. Hiddy ho good neighbors. Welcome to the blogging home of me, indie / self-published author Dana Ellington. I did a horrible job hitting my goals last year. Simply horrible. I was more focused on getting my third revenue stream set up to … Continue reading ACK! 2018 already?!

Just in case…

The Next Chapter invited you to start prepping for 2018 earlier this month by attending our live “On Your Mark” workshop. Did you miss it? Well no problem. Click HERE to sign up to receive the information and exercises from On Your Mark. You’re just in time to Get Set for the next workshop in […] … Continue reading Just in case…