For the Love of Print – E-Books Don’t Yet Rule the World

Since my publishing team and I have decided that self-publishing is the best route for us, I’ve been speaking with a few people on the subject. Since this is not my first foray into self-publishing, I’m putting together a plan that includes print books. When I speak to fellow self-publishing writers and authors I get Read more about For the Love of Print – E-Books Don’t Yet Rule the World[…]

The Surprising Truth About Your Keyboard

Do you know why the keys on a keyboard are laid out the way they are? Conventional wisdom says, “It was designed to slow typists down to prevent the jamming of keys.” Oh yeah? Is that really true? If that’s true, riddle-me-this: why are ‘e’ and ‘r’–the fourth most common pairing of letters in English–next Read more about The Surprising Truth About Your Keyboard[…]

Five Reasons to Avoid Fiverr – Using Fiverr is Hazardous to Your Health

I’ve had a few friends, colleagues and acquaintances tell me that they had their media template/logo/book cover designed by someone at Fiverr and I find myself SMH (that’s “shaking my head” for the uninitiated). In my opinion, this is a bad idea. Before I dig into five reasons to avoid Fiverr, though, let me preempt […]

Five Reasons to Avoid Fiverr – Using Fiverr is Hazardous to Your Health

I’ve had a few friends, colleagues and acquaintances tell me that they had their media template/logo/book cover designed by someone at Fiverr and I find myself SMH (that’s “shaking my head” for the uninitiated). In my opinion, this is a bad idea. Before I dig into five reasons to avoid Fiverr, though, let me preempt Read more about Five Reasons to Avoid Fiverr – Using Fiverr is Hazardous to Your Health[…]

Lessons from the Slump – Moving Forward

    This past week, I worked to recover from a slump I fell into the previous week. During that “slump week,” I felt worn out and I had trouble accomplishing anything. Editing can be exhausting, especially self-editing. All of the work I was “supposed” to get done was ignored and the week just got Read more about Lessons from the Slump – Moving Forward[…]

Upgrade your Writing Like an RPG Character

I’m struggling a bit with perfectionism. I’m self-editing my own book before I engage a professional editor. But I keep going in circles. See, I’m my own worst critic. And while many of my “inner circle” love my writing, I consider it to be just “okay.” That is, until, I got this idea today. I’m Read more about Upgrade your Writing Like an RPG Character[…]

Check Out My Interview on the Mid-life Launch Podcast!

This week, I had the opportunity to spend some time with Kingsley Grant. It was a delightful experience and I was honored to be interviewed for his podcast. Honestly, it felt a lot like a therapy session and was completely awesome. If you haven’t had a chance to check out Kingsley Grant’s podcast, you definitely Read more about Check Out My Interview on the Mid-life Launch Podcast![…]