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May
28

How Do I Keep My Book Organized?

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 […]

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Posted on: May 28, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
May
21

It’s Time to Abandon Your Bunker Mentality

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.”[1] Does […]

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Posted on: May 21, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
May
19

The importance of Visually Writing

We live in a graphics 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 […]

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May
14

Raising the Stakes with Emotion

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 […]

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Posted on: May 14, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
May
12

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

This past week we celebrated our Granddaughter’s 8th grade graduation. Part of the ceremony included some Q&A time with the graduates. One question was, “What do you want to do […]

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Posted on: May 12, 2015 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Apr
28

To Revise or Nor To Revise—That is the Question

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 […]

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Posted on: April 28, 2015 in Books, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Apr
08

Have Trouble Getting Creative? Look Somewhere Else

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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Posted on: April 8, 2015 in Featured, Marketing, Publishing, Publishing2
Apr
03

Living in the White Spaces

A few weeks ago my wife and I attended an art exhibit featuring Charles Brindley. While we were walking among his incredible sketches and paintings a gallery security person let […]

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Posted on: April 3, 2015 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Mar
13

Avoiding Power Stealing Excuses

“There are a thousand excuses for failure, but never a good reason.”[i] —Mark Twain   Today’s Verse: “The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen […]

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Posted on: March 13, 2015 in Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Mar
11

10 Steps to Effective Speech-Making

Years ago I read a book by James Robinson, Winning Them Over: Get Your Message Across by Dealing Successfully with the Media_. Robinson explains how to effectively convey ideas to […]

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