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How Do You Define Success?

Well, if it makes your heart sing, it’s right for you.
In our western society, we often define success by things we aspire to be or to have, or things that make others jealous or envious: Good looks, Money, Cars, Houses, Boats, Electronics, Tickets to sporting events, Food/Drink, Travel…
Despite the continuing backlash against photo-shopped images of [...]

A Writer’s Hard-Won Wisdom

A decade after his first book deal, British writer Matt Haig posted a list of “30 Things Every Writer Should Know,” which appeared in The Telegraph. It’s a very worthwhile list, and more knowing than cynical and filled with aphoristic advice that every writer should take to heart.
Here are a few of my favorites:
“Literary fiction [...]

Enhanced Print Books

Publishers promote their enhanced e-books, which offer quick updates, links to maps and additional data, even videos. Now, to compete – in a way – with those extras, some print books will offer extras, available at bookstores. For example, the new book by Joanne Harris, author of the bestselling “Chocolat,” is called “Peaches for Monsieur [...]

Bridging a Generation When Networking is Easier Than You Think!

One of the most important aspects of networking is the so-called “small talk” that occurs at networking functions. These icebreaking conversations are important because they are the first opportunities where people can begin to identify and make connections with others – connections that may lead to business referrals in both the short and long term.
Interestingly, [...]

Publish It in Pieces

Your book may not be finished, but you can still begin to profit from it by publishing it in parts.
The way we read is changing, as more people devour books, articles, magazines, in small ways – in short-segments, through headline alerts, or excerpts of articles, or summaries of longer-form works. But also, in more literary [...]

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