Courtney M. McSwain, Writer

Nancy Belmont…On Fear

Photo: Courtesy of Nancy Belmont In past blog posts, I’ve made reference to the “creative coach” who helped me recognize I was living with some pretty big fears. That coach is Nancy Belmont. Nancy heads the brand- and culture-building company, Belmont, Inc., and I met her quite serendipitously. While looking for an office to rent,… [Continue Reading]

Anatomy of a Freelance Writer’s Life: Confronting Branding

My decision-making process is long, slow and tortured. This has been true ever since I was a child. Growing up, my parents would drive my brother and me three and half hours from our North Carolina home to my grandparents’ house on the eastern part of the state where we converged with my other cousins… [Continue Reading]