Capturing the Tide: Three Tips from Writing Real Women

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Feeling daunted at the thought of distilling someone’s entire life into a picture book biography in a way that feels responsible, meaningful, and entertaining? Jess Keating...

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Here's How to Overcome Your Imposter Syndrome

You know the feeling. You walk into a party, or onto a stage, or get an invite to do something you're otherwise completely psyched about, only to hear your inner critic pronounce loudly and clearly:

"You're not good enough to handle this!"

Instantly, the sense of excitement is gone and you're...

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Three Traits of Trailblazers: Women in STEM Edition

 

In this video, Jess Keating explores three traits of trailblazing women in STEM, using oceanographic cartographer Marie Tharp as an example. She explores her book OCEAN SPEAKS, and discusses how to develop your curiosity, tenacity, and confidence as you dive into new challenges. 

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A Month of Women, Stories, and Science

This week, to celebrate the coming launch of my book Ocean Speaks, I wanted to dig some fun things I've got planned for the month.

Enjoy!!

 

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Here's the Secret to Staying Creatively Inspired

When I first started writing about how to get inspired, I realized the truth: I don’t believe getting inspired is the answer. Instead, we need to be inspired. All the time. Don’t roll your eyes! I know it’s a lofty goal. But you’re a writer: you’re built to do this.

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