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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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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
Jan
16

Why It is Critical to Strengthen Your Language

Words can communicate or distract. Too many words can cause a reader to stop reading and never pick up your book or article again. As writers we need to be […]

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Posted on: January 16, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Oct
01

5 Best On-the-Air Interview Rules

Authors are often called upon to do radio and television interviews. I’ve found that these five tips, originally written by Steve Allen[1] in his book, How to Make A Speech, […]

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Posted on: October 1, 2014 in Featured, Publishing
Sep
26

Bypassing The Dead-End Street of Blame

“Stop blaming others for your trouble, and deal with it. This does not mean that others did not cause it; it just means that you have to deal with it. […]

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Posted on: September 26, 2014 in Featured, Inspirational
Sep
24

Staying in the Orbit of Your Creativity

We all live in some kind of orbit. Each day, each to-do list or each crisis puts us into some kind of path. We often try to propel ourselves into […]

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Posted on: September 24, 2014 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Sep
17

4 Ways to Overcome The Agony of Getting Started

Lots of people have stories to tell but few people actually write them down. I’m sure there are many inspirational, helpful and funny stories that people have in their heads […]

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Posted on: September 17, 2014 in Featured, Publishing
Sep
12

Managing the Tyranny of Distraction

So many of us are distracted. We wish we could be more focused, but there is so much trying to grab our attention from electronics to our everyday to-do list […]

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Posted on: September 12, 2014 in Featured, Inspirational
Sep
10

9 Non-Fiction Writing Tips

Over the thirty years I’ve been involved in book publishing and book retail, I found that certain tidbits of advice seem to always float to the top. I’m asked all […]

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Posted on: September 10, 2014 in Featured, General, Publishing
Aug
29

Needless Worry Comes From Looking Too Far Ahead

“No matter what comes your way here on earth, no matter what pain or agony you face, set your worries aside and look heavenward!”[i] —Elizabeth George   Today’s Verse: “Who […]

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Posted on: August 29, 2014 in Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
 

Trust is the winsome wedding of faith and hope.

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