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Cheryl Muir

Author. Entrepreneur. Behind The Manuscript host.

Cheryl Muir is an author, entrepreneur and the host of Behind the Manuscript. Cheryl is motivated by two driving forces – empowering upcoming writers to finally write the book they dream of, and providing readers with rich, enticing worlds to lose themselves in. Surviving against the odds, Cheryl overcame bullying, sexual assault and addiction to build a business around the one thing that provided comfort during those years – writing.

To read the first three chapters of Cheryl’s erotic crime thriller, Angel of the Night, click here -
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5 Telltale Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job

Have you reached the glass ceiling at work and see no room for growth? Are you grumpy even when you're not in the office? Are you living for the weekend? Can't wait for 5 p.m. and counting the days till your next vacation? For the love of all things holy, stop wishing your life away and do something you enjoy!
04/16/2015 08:41 EDT
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13 Things I've Learned As I Turn 30

It's hard to believe it's already February, and as 2015 rolls on it's getting closer and closer to a milestone birthday for me. In just under three months, it's the big 3-0! I'm in a great place in my life and I'm so excited to turn 30. I wouldn't give back my twenties for anything. Although those years were fun, there were a lot of lessons I had to learn the hard way.
02/04/2015 05:56 EST

How to Survive the Attack of the Debbie Downers

I know negative reactions to your dreams feel deeply personal. I get it. But it says much more about the person saying those things than it does about you. Here's why. If someone is stuck in a situation that is dissatisfying to them and all of a sudden you're breaking free and following your dreams, what does that say about them? At least, that's what they're asking themselves.
01/19/2015 05:12 EST
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Three Steps to Overcoming Fear

You know the feeling. Sweaty palms, heart pounding out of your chest and legs trembling with all the quivering of a seismic event. Whether you're afraid of asking your boss for a raise or you're just about to give a huge presentation, it feels exactly the same. And it sucks, doesn't it? Here are some steps to help navigate the choppy and often inhospitable waters of fear.
01/11/2015 07:59 EST