Authors typically like to receive feedback from what they have written. They hand their manuscripts to friends or colleagues and ask for their opinions. I’d like to suggest this is […]
“Rejected!” It’s a difficult word for authors to read in an email, or hear directly from their agents. When you’ve put your heart and soul into a project, when your […]
Many authors are in self-denial. Most of us don’t realize that we can’t market our books like it’s 1999. How do I know this? Because every week I encounter people […]
For over the last five years I’ve worked primarily from home. My home office is “made to order” for what I do. I’ve deliberately created a space that has what […]
Writing a remarkable book, fiction or non-fiction, typically doesn’t just happen out of random thoughts and a few stories. Most often when you begin your book or novel you will […]
We could all learn something from Napoleon Bonaparte. Reportedly he once said, “The old nobility would have survived if they had known enough to become masters of printed materials.” Does […]
We live in a graphic age. Television, video games, and even the most popular Facebook and Twitter posts include stunning graphic images. They tell the story and the capture out […]
Generally speaking I’m not an emotional guy. However, when the right sequence of experiences hit me, I’m a basket case. Certain movies, songs, and certainly my kids and grandkids can […]
One of the most important writing lessons I’ve learned over the years is when NOT to revise my work. Let me explain—revising your work is extremely important and we all […]
When I’m stuck in a creative rut, or even when I’m looking for new ideas I find that I find new creativity when I look other places. Roger von Oech […]
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