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I’ve seen a lot of pictures with the difference between a leader and a boss.   Boss, Leader, Builder? Almost everyone talks about wanting to become a leader or to lead like ‘this guy’ or ‘this lady.’ They aren’t wrong, but they aren’t right. As a writer, it becomes harder because by nature, we ‘lead’ …
Time to add it up The last years have not been kind the self-publishing industry.  There are more self-publishers, but this has created a new set of problems for authors.  To get the income they want, they have to be seen as a professional. Amazon has helped, and hindered this process.  They have a database …
Leaders in the writing field, leaders in the office, leaders who don’t have a position.  There are hundreds of book out which talk about ‘leaders’ or ‘servant leaders.’  There are many great people who are willing to mentor others and have them push themselves and think beyond their comfort zone.  Every person has a comfort …
A Beautiful Mind is gone.  The world will not be the same. On May 23, 2015, John Forbes Nash Jr and his wife Alicia were killed in a car accident. If you are looking for grisly details of their passing you won’t find them here. I don’t scrutinize death, I only celebrate the life that is …
Self-publishing still has the power to help or to destroy a writer. Glass jar with money 1) Financials and what you have I understand that a lot of writers want to see their work published and shown to the world.  I also understand that it takes a lot of time and effort and commitment and …
Solid State Drives (SSD’s) contain no moving parts, therefore the time it takes to read and or write data is slashed significantly, compared to a typical Hard Disk Drive (HDD’s) that contains heads, an actuator, and a spindle motor. Are Solid State Drives worth the extra money? Think of a SSD as a really large thumb drive (the one …
Royal Wedding, by Meg Cabot I was fortunate enough to get my hands on an advance reading copy of Royal Wedding, by Meg Cabot. What is interesting to note, is that this is the first book in the Princess Diaries series that is an adult title. The book will be released on June 2, 2015, I …
I purposely didn’t read anything that would give away the storyline to The Heir by Kiera Cass. So when I tiptoed downstairs to my fully charged iPad, being ever so cautious of every sound I made. A simple squeak of the stair or creak of the cupboard would awake my sleeping brood. I downloaded the ebook and …
The beauty and glamour of traditional publishing. As much as things have changed over the years with traditional publishing and self-publishing, somethings still hold true and will never change.  The beauty of becoming a more powerful writer is knowing some basic do and don’t and not get moved by the glamour of being a published …
I’ve done a book review on the Selection series before, and with the new book coming out tomorrow, here are the other two. With the new Kiera Cass book being released May 5th I wanted to get the readers up to speed.  Cass was excited to announce the upcoming book, the heir being the fourth …
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