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Stress and Burnout
What is a ‘better’ writer? I’m sure, after so many years of writing on a blog, it might seem funny that I would ask a question like this.  Don’t misunderstand, I love the act of writing, and I wouldn’t be where I am today without my writing, be it books or other media.  The same …
We’ve all had some very critical days.  Maybe even months and years where one goes into a self reflective mode and doesn’t want to come out of it. I’m sure it’s not only in writing, but in all aspects of life.  It’s hard when what you want isn’t what you really want to work for. …
Let’s be honest, no one likes to do the hard work it take to run a blog when you have to do what seems like 100 more things. If you are a writer, then usually, in a day you need to think about how much time you have to write, how much time you have …
Thanks to Christian, a long time reader who offered to do a guest post, he has a great blog where he does rants on his point of view on the recent news that comes out of the various newspapers each day.  Which makes me think- there is always two sides to every story. Ok so …
Every writer dreams of the day when their books become best sellers. That’s fine so what does this have to do with social media? Don’t have a blog- build one. Enter the blog.  Your blog will do, and you will be fine.  It’s after all a blog post right?  Not quite, a blog is a …
When writing and publishing a fine blog post you need. to publish it.  When you want a great blog post, you need more. Write out a good blog post on paper What do I need to publish something great? First, define your idea of great. A blog post can be as long or as short …
Are grammar checkers needed for writers? Spell checkers are great and all for catching any spelling errors or that you left the apostrophes out, but it may not have noticed during the fifth proof reading of your document (I personally re-read what I have typed several times, with the hopes of catching any mistakes before …
I have read many business books in my years studying Advertising and Communications when I was in college. They were all the same. If you have trouble falling asleep, grab a business book. They knock you right out. Why is that? Shouldn’t people who lead these dynamic companies be dynamic themselves? Shouldn’t they inspire and energize …
Stress and Burnout
Although rules can and do change, if you are writing and publishing something you want it to be the best. In the spirit of this idea, over the years I have learned a few publishing points.  First, it’s not impossible to publish a book. They are either something which I’ve learned about after reading several …
“In theory should I not be able to make more money the more I publish?”  The money issue.  The writing about anything and wanting to make money with it.The thing which drives every writer mad. The one thing which must be understood after asking this question is that not all your published blog posts will …
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