Posts Tagged ‘Traits’
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
Win A Signed Photo Of Former NFL Running Back, Julius Jones
First impressions do make a difference – – and that includes the first impression you have of a book based on its cover. What attracted YOU to the book you are reading? What about the one you just finished? Studies have shown that there are four areas which influence readers to either open a book…Read More
What Better Than To Get Into An Author’s Mind….
This week, I would like to introduce you to KJ Waters, a real go-getter author! KJ has a time travel book series to include Stealing Time and Shattering Time. After you learn more about KJ in the below interview, you may want to join her 46,000 social media followers who are on countdown for Killing Time.…Read More
Where Are You In The Book Writing Process?
If you have already finished writing your book manuscript, congratulations. What an accomplishment! While I don’t want to burst your bubble, however you are only 33% of the way to earning your stripes! Here are the next two steps for becoming a successful author: The second step for transitioning from the manuscript stage to getting your…Read More
Write Like You Talk
This past weekend, I spoke with John Costello, the author of Executive Hoodlum. He shared that an entertainment company bought the film/TV rights to his book. He is too close to his own success, however, to even recognize that he’s a great writer! It didn’t take me long to figure out the secret to John’s…Read More
Seattle Whirlwind Book Signing Tour
Hello, friends. Mozart and I are headed to Seattle to do a book signing today at the Barnes & Noble on Northgate Way. Three other Barnes & Noble stores in Seattle, Bellevue and Issaquah have made What Self-Made Millionaires Do That Most People Don’t available for their customers. As a small way of extending my…Read More
The Art Of Delegation
Studies have shown that doing the same tasks repetitively is one of the greatest time-wasters. If that describes you, learn how to master the art of delegation. For example, anything that you have done more than three times should be converted into a system. In turn, your newly-created system should be delegated to someone who…Read More
Who Believes In You More Than Anyone Else?
If you were asked, “who believes in you more than anyone else?” how would you respond? Would the person be one of your parents? A relative who has taken you under his wing? Or would it be your junior high school teacher whose words of encouragement still echo in your ears? While parents, relatives and…Read More