My manuscript is “ready” to make that big leap and become a published book. That alone is a big step, because the self-talk will run through your head… “Are you really ready to hit that button?” It's so final. But I’ve reached that point when I’m trying to finish all the edits, make sure I’ve … Continue reading Book Design, Part One: Using MS Word to get your manuscript ready to publish
What started in the 1930s as a wooden fruit crate, became a beautiful doll cradle for a little girl. Over the past 90 years, the thin wood had dried out and become very brittle, and the slats had begun to split where the nails had been driven in. The pivot points were bolts, that with … Continue reading Restoring the 1930s Antique Doll Cradle
There are many strategies for staying focused on a writing project, but these are the 4 things that work for me. What keeps you on track? Comment with your suggestions. Maybe I'll learn something new!
You know, that poor Wave group...I can't even tell if the whole group is bad or if it's just a couple of idiots like Saxon Cole and Sam Rathbone and their band of thugs and jerks who are just dragging the whole group down. The more I write about them, the more they baffle me. … Continue reading Rise of the Wave
I’ve been thinking about this for a while now, and I’ve decided that the stores around here have it wrong. Or maybe to be more precise, we do. We were in Panera Bread and got that question we get every time—“Do you have a rewards card?” Wait, let me flip through this keychain full of … Continue reading Loyalty Cards: We’ve got this all wrong…