New Year, New Writing Schedule

Is 2014 the year you really want to get that book written? Whether it’s a breakout novel, a business book to help your company or build your profile, or just a creative explosion, 2014 can really be¬†your year. I’m totally revising my newsletters into a once-a-month inspiration email that will give you all sorts of […]

Paulo Coelho on Writing and Procrastination

You’re not the only one with a problem to do with writing and procrastination. Just start, says Paulo Coelho. This short video not only shares the author’s feelings about the problem all writers face, but contains a really cool book trailer from Germany about his latest work, Aleph. In case you’re not familiar with Coelho, […]

10 Things to Know Before You Write an eBook

My number one question of all time is, “How do I start writing an eBook?” Here are my top 10 recommendations. 1. Don’t buy any software or services. Part of the reason I do what I do is to demonstrate to Authors that they really, really can do this all by themselves. As you’ll see […]

Open Source Software for Writers

Writer’s tools are extremely expensive, especially in terms of software. Here’s a great list of free open-source software designed just for writers. First, lets define exactly what open source software really means. The term “open-source” comes from the idea that the source code of the software is revealed to the public, unlike Microdaft where everything […]

Another Writer’s Wrecipe – Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe for Chewy Oatmeal Cookies makes so many that I overflowed my little glass cookie jar. Is that a problem? Blend first for about 3 minutes with an electric hand-mixer; – 1/2 pound (1 cup) chilled margarine – 1 cup firmly-packed brown sugar – 1/2 cup white granulated sugar – 2 eggs – 1 […]