Wellness programs for Seniors

Wеllnеѕѕ іѕ аn асtіvе рrосеѕѕ through whісh реорlе mаkе health аnd lіfеѕtуlе сhоісеѕ tоwаrd a bеttеr lіfе. Research on hеаlthу aging continually shows thаt seniors whо еmbrасе wellness аѕ раrt of еvеrуdау lіfе receive ѕіgnіfісаnt bеnеfіtѕ, we suggest to check out this website who has more information that can benefit seniors. That’s whу ѕеnіоr wеllnеѕѕ рrоgrаmѕ, […]

Be Honest…

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One of the keys to successfully writing your life story is being honest. Readers will know if you aren’t and as a result you will lose them. Esteemed sportswriter Rick Reilly recently published his final column after decades of writing. His wry, edgy style was his hallmark as he reported on stories from all over […]

So You’re Ready to Sell Your Book… Now What?!

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It’s an exciting time when you are ready to share your book with the world – but it can be daunting to know how to begin. Following are a few tips to get started: 1. First, be cautious about giving the book away. It sound like a good thing, but people – especially friends and […]

Does My Book Need a Barcode?

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It’s been over 20 years since President George Bush emerged from a supermarket trade show amazed by barcode technology. Although new at the time, barcodes are so commonplace now that everything has them – including self-published books! They are easy to get, and a requirement for bookstore sales. Your barcode can be obtained from Bowker […]

It Was A Dark and Stormy Night…

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton is well-known as the namesake of an annual writing contest which celebrates overblown prose. However, he was a prolific and popular writer of his time, even coining several well-known phrases, including “The pen is mightier than the sword,” “the great unwashed,” and “the pursuit of the almighty dollar.” He was author of several […]

How Well-Read Are You?

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At this link, you can find a list of 100 important books and an easy way to tabulate how many of them you have read. While not scientific, it is a fun way to see how you stack up against the rest of your book club. After perusing the list, what books do you think […]

And The Oscar Goes To …

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Following the Best Picture accolades at this week’s Academy Awards, sales of Solomon Northup’s book “12 Years A Slave” jumped from number 326 on the Amazon bestseller list, to number 19! Are you encouraged or disappointed that it takes something like this for a great book to be rediscovered? Of all of the nominees for […]

Celebrating Our Authors-In-Chief

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This Presidents Day, we celebrate our forefathers and their contributions to our democratic way of life. But we can also celebrate them as fellow authors. Ulysses S. Grant’s personal memoirs were published by Mark Twain, following Grant’s death. Modern presidents Harry S Truman, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and others have written memoirs. John […]

FREE Workshops in February!

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I always love the opportunity to gather with other writers! Please plan to join me for these FREE February programs and learn to find your voice. First up is CHANGE FACT TO FICTION, a great workshop that helps you use your own life story to explore character, conflict, voice and metaphor. Next up will be […]

A Case For Writing In Longhand

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At a recent appearance, author Tom Robbins talked about the time he was questioned by the FBI in connection with the Unabomber case. They had noted similarities in his book “Still Life With Woodpecker” and the then-anonymous manifesto. Of course the Unabomber was well known for his opposition to modern technology. And it turns out […]