Meet The Author Of The Novel Editing Workbook – Kris Spisak
Many individuals think that writing a book is the hardest part of becoming an author. What they don’t know is that finding a good editor can also be a challenge and a costly one at that. Some writers chose to edit their own manuscripts. If that describes you, take advantage of another author, editor and…Read More
The Importance Of Documenting Your Goals
Happy New Year! My staff and I hope you are ready for a healthy and prosperous 2020. As you know, some people have New Year’s Resolutions, however never accomplish them. Based on a “how to make things happen study,” 100 individuals were surveyed about their career goals. 84% of the individuals stated they had no…Read More
An Adventure Ted Tale That Touches Your Heart
If you are familiar with Rotary International, then you know that its motto is “service above self.” When I became a member of this 115-year old organization last month, I quickly saw that its members walk the talk of this club’s mission. Let me tell you about one of its members, Tommy Head. Besides founding the Childhood…Read More
Have You Met A Writer For Young Adults?
This week I would like to introduce you to Dusty Fleischman. Dusty is a prolific writer of books for young adults. When he shared the manuscript of his newly-released book, Seaside Journeys – Book 1 with me, I could not put it down. Hope you enjoy reading about what prompted this individual to bring out the…Read More
Everyone Has A Book….Or Even A Play In Them
Two weeks ago, I was invited to speak at a Writers’ Circle in New York City. Nine budding and established authors were in attendance. As each person introduced himself/herself, I was awed by their writing topics. Even more interesting were the genres they chose. In several instances, they were unrelated to their professions. One of these individuals…Read More
The Person Behind The Voice
Have you ever heard of Carrie Seim? I did not until my book editor told me that a person by this name would be narrating the Audible version of Everybody Has A Book Inside Of Them. Within minutes of googling her, I realized how fortunate I was that Audible Studios had chosen this writer, comedian and…Read More
Which Excuse Do You Use?
Thank you for sharing five minutes of your time to read this post. Many people I meet tell me that they would love to write a book. In the same breath, they continue with one of these excuses: Excuse #1: “I’m too busy.” My response: Have you heard the saying, “When you want to get something done,…Read More
Perseverance Pays Off!
If someone were to ask you about your most recent accomplishment, what would it be? The new job you landed? The last promotion you earned? The student debt that you paid off early? The money you diligently saved for the down payment on your home? No matter what your latest accomplishment, I am sure that…Read More
Great Ideas Happen When You Least Expect It
If you have read my 10th book, you know that I encourage writers to get involved in at least one creative activity a week. I also make a point of practicing what I preach. Let me tell you about my creative activity: Last evening, I saw The Independents, (theindependentsplay.com) a New York must-see premiere which opened on…Read More
How Will You Answer This Question?
What is the book inside of you? When I ask people what the book is inside of them, they often tell me about the book they are reading. They do not realize that I am asking them about the idea or story inside of them that they may someday turn into a book. I especially…Read More