Archive for December, 2014

 
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Dec
19

Overcoming the Correction Trap

When we’re in a creative endeavor it’s easy for us to get caught in the correction trap. We’re creating something and suddenly, the left side of our brain engages, overwhelms […]

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Posted on: December 19, 2014 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Dec
03

Convey Meaning, Not Information

Truly transformative writing—writing that gives information, conveys meaning and helps the reader learn or experience something new and unique. We often get so caught up into information, facts and data […]

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Nov
05

The Importance of Knowing Your Audience

When writing or speaking it’s important to know your audience. Even though this concept was literally pounded in my head for years, I blew it once and it’s a lesson […]

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Posted on: November 5, 2014 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Oct
24

3 Secrets to Becoming a Passionate Expert

Many people think they can become an author or a speaker. They are smart. They are good in front of people. They got A’s on term papers or their theses […]

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Posted on: October 24, 2014 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
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
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
Sep
05

That One Thing

 City Slickers, Starring Billy Crystal and Jack Palance, is a funny movie with an interesting premise. Palance plays Curly, a tough old cowpoke who is tasked with leading a band […]

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Posted on: September 5, 2013 in Featured, Writing
Aug
27

Writing is an Artform

Many people feel writing is difficult and consequently they often approach it from a negative perspective. Over the next several posts I’d like to share what I’ve learned from my […]

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Posted on: August 27, 2013 in Featured, Writing
 

Trust is the winsome wedding of faith and hope.

Brennan Manning

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