Welcome to Active Patience


the home of author Nicole Cappelleri


Here you’ll find my info on writing, self-publishing, creativity, author platforms, book covers and book marketing plus more.

What is Active Patience about?

  • Persevering and Writing no matter what.
  • Actionable Creative Goals.
  • Patience. We never give up.
  • Focus and Effort.

Who am I?

I’m an Australian Writer, blogger, Indie Author, Graphic Designer and Freedom Fighter.

What to expect?

For Writers

My aim is to share my own writing journey and help get other creatives and writers get their work out there! I only share information I have actually tried and tested or from Authors and bloggers that I follow and trust. Keep up to date here.

For Readers

I recommend you subscribe to my email list here as I will keep you up to date with up coming books, news and sales that I only let my subscribers about.


The Self-Publishing Basics

How Writing Has Positively Influenced My Life

Find What You Love and Let IT Kill You

How to Create and Self-Publish a Print Book

How to Create a Coloring Book that Sells

Some Blogs you might like…..

The Creative Penn – Joanna Penn is a self-publishing power house and living the Indie Life.

Steven Pressfield’s Blog – Writing and the Creative Process.

James Altucher’s Blog – Live an Unconventional Life

Hugh Howie’s Blog – Self Publishing and Writing


Essentials are on my Resources Page.

Active Patience N.C Harley: A Simple Guide to Productive Writing

My Books

My Kindle Book Active Patience is aimed at writers who are struggling with their daily practice. To find out more just click on the book or click here. See all my Books here.

Free Guide and Newsletter

If you signup to my newsletter you not only get updates and never miss a thing but I will give you a FREE Guide I created. You can get it here.

Contact me

I would love to hear from you!


I appreciate you!

I’m just getting started and I really hope you can come on this journey with me and I hope to give you the information and inspiration to make your own creative dreams come true!