K. Ibura

is creating blueprints for writing

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Inspiration Crew

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$3
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Good for anyone looking for inspiration as they set personal goals. Engage with the growth mind-set required to keep creating work. Use the updates to inspire your own productivity—and to help shift negative mindsets that block creativity.

You'll receive:

📓 Periodic updates on the writing life, including:
  • Inspirational reflections on building a healthy relationship to your creativity and productivity
  • Updates on promotional effort and the behinds-the-scenes logistics of promoting a book
  • Updates on writing, from the planning stages, through the drafting to completion
  • General Support

Guidance Crew

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$5
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Good for anyone looking to build a creative practice. Get a monthly goal-setting chart that tracks my writing goals—and has space for your own. The chart, in combination with the ongling updates, will help you set goals and inspire you to support them with action.

You'll receive:

📅 Monthly goal-setting chart with:
  • Inspirational quote of the month supporting a growth mindset
  • Space for your monthly goals
  • My monthly writing goals

📓 Periodic updates on the writing life, including:
  • Inspirational reflections on building a healthy relationship to your creativity and productivity
  • Updates on promotional effort and the behinds-the-scenes logistics of promoting a book
  • Updates on writing, from the planning stages, through the drafting to completion
  • Monthly Goal-setting Chart with Quote of the Month
  • General Support

Progress Crew

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$10
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Good for anyone actively working on writing projects. Get an inside view of strategies and mindset required to keep a steady stream of creative productivity. Use my strategies as a jumping off point to build your own creative progress.

You'll receive:
📝 Periodic writer logs sharing:
• schedules
• progress
• obstacles
• solutions
• reflections
• self-management

📅 Monthly goal-setting chart with:
  • Inspirational quote of the month supporting a growth mindset
  • Space for your monthly goals
  • My monthly writing goals

📓 Periodic updates on the writing life, including:
  • Inspirational reflections on building a healthy relationship to your creativity and productivity
  • Updates on promotional effort and the behinds-the-scenes logistics of promoting a book
  • Updates on writing, from the planning stages, through the drafting to completion
  • Writing Logs
  • Monthly Goal-setting Chart with Quote of the Month

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About K. Ibura

I'm a writer obsessed with process, obsessed with all the tiny steps it takes to write a story, develop a novel, build a writing career. I believe everyone has a voice and something powerful they can express if they take the time to build the tools and the process to become a writer.

I'm calling all writers-in-progress to join me in demystifying the process of writing. For all of you who have a story to tell, Notes From the Trenches is a place where I share the strategies (including the personal a-ha moments) that carry me forward as a writer. It is a place for inspiration, guidance, and behind-the-scenes info to help you figure out how to build a writer career.

MIND STATE + ORGANIZATION = PROGRESS
After almost 30 years of writing and publishing, I reached a turning point last year. I decided to combine project management skills from my day job to my writing life. I pitched and developed a manuscript by coaching myself to mono-task: focus on one step of project development at a time and let myself be imperfect as I made my way to the finish line. Using that strategy, I wrote a book from concept to completion in 8-months.

Navigating away from an emotional relationship to my writing and focusing on logistics and process, has made me much more productive. It takes constant vigilance and constant self-coaching. I'm contracted to write a novel a year for the next two years. On the way, I'll share the project management strategies and structure, as well as the mindset practices I use to surpass overwhelm and lock into productivity. 

NOTES FROM THE TRENCHES
We can empower whichever reality we choose—that writing is impossibly challenging or that it's doable with the right strategies and processes. Become a Patreon supporter of Notes From the Trenches to join a community that's invested in creative growth, committed to productive writing practices and dedicated to inspiring each other to keep growing as writers. Join us—these Notes From the Trenches may help you find your way through!
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