Airwaves vs Web Waves
Airwaves vs Web Waves 1024 576 Reader Views

There are so many radio and TV shows on so many platforms the idea of contacting any is daunting. So, we must look at it from a different perspective. What is the one thing that all channels have in common? You guessed it, a website.

read more
Distractions
What’s Hampering Your Productivity?
What’s Hampering Your Productivity? 1024 576 Reader Views

You have to find your individual obstacles in order to move past them and create a formula for personal and professional success.

read more
“Writing about Imaginary Playmates”
“Writing about Imaginary Playmates” 1024 576 Reader Views

I never understood why my mother insisted that my friends Nappy and Cordy were imaginary. They talked to me, told me stories, and were just as real as Alison or Charles or Kathy. I certainly didn’t see any difference, except possibly that they told better stories.

read more
What Have You Done for YOU Lately? Self-Care for Writers
What Have You Done for YOU Lately? Self-Care for Writers 1024 576 Reader Views

How many of you take time out every day for yourself? I don’t mean time out to write or time out to promote and market your book on social media – that’s not time out for yourself, but rather a part of your ‘job’ as an author. No, what I’m talking about here is taking the time to do just a little something for yourself every day to rejuvenate, refresh, and restore.

read more
From a $35,000 Marketing Pothole to a BookBaby Classic – A Little Publishing Story
From a $35,000 Marketing Pothole to a BookBaby Classic – A Little Publishing Story 1024 576 Reader Views

How My The Frugal Book Promoter Became the Book BookBaby Called a “Classic” and Gave to 37,000 of its New Authors as an Example of a Great Promotion of Their Own

read more
Writing About Controversial Topics
Writing About Controversial Topics 1024 576 Reader Views

The key factor to remember when creating controversial agit-prop fiction is to write a story that someone who is opposed to your desired change will find engaging enough to read.

read more
Home, Sweet Home
Home, Sweet Home 1024 576 Reader Views

Homes can form the center, backdrop, setting, or sometimes take the starring role in a book. Homes reflect our personalities and preferences and our localities, our countries, and our cultures. Homes are a great way to introduce children to diverse cultures.

read more
Promoting a Book? When and How to Start
Promoting a Book? When and How to Start 1024 576 Reader Views

Thinking ahead is the key when talking the publicity language…

read more
“The Europeans: Bringing Civilization to North America (If you believe in fairies)”
“The Europeans: Bringing Civilization to North America (If you believe in fairies)” 1024 576 Reader Views

This country has folktales about the frontier hero, men who “tamed the wilderness.” What isn’t mentioned in these stories is the dark side of the “pioneer spirit”: the massacre of Native people, the racism toward them and African-Americans, the exploitation and destruction of the environment. Our history is scrubbed of historic facts and is as squeaky clean as Disney’s Cinderella in her Dior inspired dress.

read more
Children are an Easy Audience, Right? Think Again!
Children are an Easy Audience, Right? Think Again! 1024 576 Reader Views

Many writers go into writing children’s books with grand stories to tell. After all, they are stories they used to make up for their own kids; and if they loved them for sure other kids will too! Others believe that their Children’s book will sell because parents will love its message, forgetting that the audience is the kid and not the parent.

read more