Archive for April 2015

5 Ways Experience will Improve Your Internal Thesaurus

5 Ways Experience will Improve Your Internal Thesaurus is a kind of culmination of emotional discord in my life. Creative types rely strongly on their sense of imagination and what they can dig out of their subconscious minds–arguably, where a vast pool of information resides. Lately, I feel a longing to travel, to fly planes,…

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10 Facts about Perry McCarthy THE ORIGINAL STIG

10 Facts about Perry McCarthy THE ORIGINAL STIG, An Autobiography: Flat Out, Flat Broke (Foreword by 1996 World Formula One Champion Damon Hill)  ONE – Perry McCarthy did not start racing until the very late age of 19. TWO – Perry worked on North Sea oil rigs to initially fund his start in the junior categories of motor…

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The Author as Bookseller by Ramzi S. Hajj

The Author as Bookseller by Ramzi S. Hajj (Founder of Storiad, Inc.) Every once in a while I get to work with a publicist or marketing agent on my portfolio of books. Normally, we have a short-term relationship that is project-oriented but I have found a different kind of marketing agent–one who invests his time in the…

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Building Online Presence-a Guide for Authors by Corrin Foster

Building Online Presence – a Guide for Authors by Corrin Foster with the Greenleaf Book Group Nearly 1.47 billion people utilize social media worldwide. Authors now have the unique opportunity to create a platform and generate buzz for their book by tapping into an engaged and passionate demographic of readers. As social media continues to…

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To Write in Jolly Old England

I’m going on a 10-day trip across the pond… to write in Jolly Old England. And you’re invited. After a number of workshop and mentor students asked me, I decided to take the plunge and head up a writing road trip, albeit a road trip that takes place across the Atlantic and into a different country,…

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Happy Easter! God Bless You

Happy Easter! God bless you and keep you. May His face to shine upon you. Here are some pics I thought you might enjoy today. They’re sweet and also important. I’m busy this morning so not writing much. I have to feed the dogs and get to Church. So here are some images of Easter…

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Editor John Raab on Writing & Publishing

I haven’t had an expert guest on my blog in a while but I’m thrilled to say that today, editor John Raab has agreed to write an article for today’s post on writing & publishing. Not only is this post a lesson in practicality about writing & publishing but his words also ring with inspiration and a sense of thoughtfulness. I…

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