As a novelist, do you dive right in, or do you use “how to” guides to get you to The End? Do you write your own elevator pitch as a story planning tool?
13 tips for authors who work at home
I’m getting closer to publishing my new book on creativity called Meeting the Muse: 28 Ways to Unlock the Pleasures & Avoid the Pitfalls of Your Creative Life. As regular readers know, this book is not about book publishing, it’s about the motives that move us to be creative, and the obstacles we often encounter. […]
If your creative brain just doesn’t want to keep time as the OMG hour approaches, here’s 9 mental “tools” for writing when the clock is ticking.
I’m getting ready to publish a new book on creativity called Meeting the Muse: 28 Ways to Unlock the Pleasures & Avoid the Pitfalls of Your Creative Life. This book is not about book publishing, but more about the motives that move us to be creative, as all writers and authors are. Over my life […]
Labor Day / Labour Day Post including links from Amy Collins, David Wogahn, and Joel Friedlander
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Acknowledgments are usually one of the last items on the book publishing “to do” list … the Thank Yous to the friends, family members, and the team that supported and assisted you in creating your masterpiece. Most books have an Acknowledgment page but do you need one?
Anyone like me, whose career as a designer, typesetter, author, and book publisher has spanned all the years of the digital revolution, have used a succession of tools to do our writing and editing. Since the advent of personal computers, we’ve moved from the typewriters that writers used in the twentieth century to the ubiquitous […]
I expect something awesome from you, otherwise why are we taking the extraordinary time and trouble to publish our books? Seth Godin says, “Finding success is all about taking action. You can read all you want, but nothing will happen until you execute.” Like you, I’ll be publishing books this year. I keep asking myself, […]