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Stories Are What the World Needs Now

Stories Are What the World Needs Now

We need stories now more than ever. We need to connect, empathize, and think critically. We need imagination. The storytellers can save the world.

4 Self-Publishing Myths (That Are Costing You Time & Money)

4 Self-Publishing Myths (That Are Costing You Time & Money)

hen it comes to self-publishing lots of myths continue to perpetuate out there. These 4 can cost you big money. So let’s do some myth busting!

World Building: Leveraging StoryShop World Bar

World Building: Leveraging StoryShop World Bar

World building requires tracking tons of details. StoryShop’s smart world cards help you keep the details straight, even when collaborating.

No Oddball Left Behind

No Oddball Left Behind

Life is hard when you’re committed to making it better…for everyone. No oddball left behind. This is my commitment. It can be done, if we do it together.

Don’t Forget About Author Central and Your Author Page on Amazon

Don’t Forget About Author Central and Your Author Page on Amazon

I don’t hear much about Amazon’s Author Central anymore, but you should still use it! It is definitely possible I just haven’t been paying attention, but I haven’t heard anyone talking about Amazon’s Author Central for a few years. Maybe it’s being neglected because it isn’t doing anything new. CreateSpace has been swept up under…

The Role of Traditional Publishers on Today’s High Seas

The Role of Traditional Publishers on Today’s High Seas

What makes a publisher of information an information broker? It’s important to clarify that traditional publishers are not information dealers or information brokers. This clarification is a good place to interject a few standards for determining if a platform, company, or organization is an information broker or simply a publisher of information. At its most…

Epic, Metal, Hybrid Writing Inspiration Playlist

Epic, Metal, Hybrid Writing Inspiration Playlist

Sometimes you gotta let your hair down…and then toss it up and back. Sometimes…you…gotta…rock! Get rocking w/this writing inspiration playlist!

10 Steps to Making a Living as a Self-Published Author – Part Three: Iterate (#9 Expanded)

10 Steps to Making a Living as a Self-Published Author – Part Three: Iterate (#9 Expanded)

When it comes to making a living as an author, sometimes its about iteration more than repetition. No one knows your potential like you do. Find a way!

Choose Your Genre Part Two: How Do You Know if You Need Genre Therapy?

Choose Your Genre Part Two: How Do You Know if You Need Genre Therapy?

It’s not every day we begin the journey of writing a book. You want to choose your genre wisely. To do so, you may need genre therapy with Sean and Johnny.

Pawns, It’s Worse Than I Think

Pawns, It’s Worse Than I Think

If you’re wanting to be cheered up about the state of the information distribution network, sorry. It’s worse than you or I think.