Dr Helen Edwards understands the challenges facing writers and in this course she's here to help you.
With a PhD in Psychology, more than 20 years in mental health, and as an author herself - she understands the many challenges facing beginner, emerging and established authors and offers up the insights and tools you need to keep writing.
This course is one you will be able to return to again and again to absorb, make use of and be motivated by the lessons.
In this course you will discover the emotional, social and mental health tools and supports you need as a writer - and how to access them.
You'll also learn how to navigate:
- Writer FOMO
- Writer's block
- Anxiety about submitting your work
- Fear of rejection
- Waning creativity
- Lack of support
- Time away from writing
- Reticence about asking for help
- Public appearances and public speaking
- and much more.
Explain how you background and current circumstances impact you as a writer.
Show you the different ways you can respond to negativity - from yourself and others, and deal with book reviews.
Bring together solutions to the challenges facing writers including those of supporting yourself financially as a writer.
Help you learn how to say 'no' and how to figure out what to say 'yes' to to build your writing career.
Assist you in dealing with all the 'non-writing' business of being an author.
This course is for all writers who want to improve their resilience, energy and focus.
It's for authors who have felt nervous about submitting, been crushed by rejection or held back by imposter syndrome. It's also for writers who have been sailing along just fine but want to enhance their performance and build longevity into their writing career.
If you want to stick to the long game or have your first break through, this course will show you how to fill yourself up and nurture your creativity and wellbeing.
NB: If you're keen to enrol, but the cost is prohibitive and it is causing you issues, please get in touch to discuss a special consideration discount.
This course covers a huge amount of material that will give you insights into your drivers as well as tools to get your writing and author persona back on track.
Discover how nature and nutrition are important tools for any author.
Get an understanding of the difference between burnout, depression and low mood.
Find ways to feel more comfortable about sharing your work with others.
Be guided in mindfulness and positive creative visualisations.
Join Dr Helen Edwards for this empowering course that will build your confidence as an author.
This course will help you take the steps to:
This course is more than a pep talk for authors, it's grounded in psychological practices that specifically apply to writers.
It's about understanding the mental journey of authors and working out healthy approaches to your own writing career.
This course draws on the expertise of Dr Helen Edwards, who has a PhD in Psychology, 20+ years in mental health and is an active author and member of the writing community.
"Working with Helen on this course I realised how much our attitudes and expectations can hold us back as writers. Helen shares her wisdom in such a warm and welcoming way and I'm already putting what I've learned in the course to use." Anna Featherstone
"Your testimonial could go here, can't wait to hear how the Resilient Writer course helps you."
Welcome and Introduction to the Course
How Your Background Impacts You as a Writer
How Your Current Circumstances Impact You as a Writer
Attitudes to Being a Writer & How to Develop a Writer's Coat
Juggling Writing with Making Money
Supporting Yourself Financially as a Writer
What Emotional, Social, Mental Health Tools & Supports Might You Need as a Writer?
Grow Your Confidence as a Writer
Submitting & Dealing with Feedback, Potential Rejection & Success
How to Keep Writing
What About When You Make It As a Writer? What Then?
Going Public with Your Book - Confidently!
'Leaves in a Steam' writing & creativity exercise
'The Writer's Coat' exercise
Did we miss anything you'd like answered?
12 VIDEO MODULES + CHECKLISTS & DOWNLOADS
A GREAT COURSE FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO KEEP WRITING & FEEL GOOD ABOUT DOING SO!