Simply looking for "yays" and "nays" on this post! Any thoughts on the simple beauty of the project?
Most of what we have, in this age was laughed at, at some point in time. Looked upon as an unbelievable and impossible to achieve goal or invention. In the creator’s mind, the thought of bringing a piece of their fictitious place into a reality was possible. It takes you to make the difference, seeing … Continue reading Fiction is Power
Traveling the U.S., I've come across lots of authors who have self-published through Createspace, Smashwords, Draft2Digital, etc. with no success. After conducting short interviews with them over lunch, I came to an interesting conclusion. A few of them expected their books to sell themselves (which your story has to be made of gold to accomplish) … Continue reading When Will People Notice Me?!
One of the perks of being self-employed is that you get the freedom to stop and go as you please. There's no one saying "Hey... come here... be here at this time... bring my coffee (well maybe you can say it to your employees, if you've got any). One downfall about being self-employed is that … Continue reading Spare Time/Hard Work
When I was growing up, I couldn't figure out why my teachers never liked me wearing my earphones while I did my classwork. Not only was I not able to hear them but... oh wait... Any who, I was asked if I use music as a motivator when I write. My answer: "Yeah, music is … Continue reading Music and Work
There are billions of people worldwide who love to be informed about the newest things or current events happening worldwide, so why is it that people don't see YOU? That's what I used to ask myself every single day as I sat in front of my computer. Every single day was actually about the length … Continue reading Good Places to Start Marketing
Someone looks at the front of your book and says "Hmm... that's interesting. I wonder what the book looks like. Forget about the inside unless the page's borders are rainbow colored with a kind of weird inscription printed on the side." The reader flips around to the back of the book and starts reading an … Continue reading Eye Catching Book (Cover)(Part 2)
The other day, I had someone ask me "Does my book cover really matter that much?" My first thought was "Uh yeah, how else are you gonna protect the pages from liquids?" Fast forward, I was asked just how importance is a book cover and why should I invest time in designing or paying for … Continue reading Eye Catching Book (Cover)(Part 1)
The world around us is more than just a convenient distraction and realizing that is where things can become less complicated for any author or someone who wants to accomplish the seemingly "unaccomplishable". Everyone has a different reason why they can't pursue their dream of doing what they want and love to do but rolling … Continue reading Fighting Your Mind
When I first started out with my book writing, I was still working a full time job that I loved. It got the bills paid, keeping a roof over my head but then I truly realized how things work in the corporate world.Making a living is exactly what it sounds like and that's what I … Continue reading Taking The Risk