Striving for greatness requires practice

Striving for greatness requires practice

Striving for greatness requires practice

I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true — hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it. Ray Bradbury Growing up, we all had a dream of being something. Maybe a dancer in the Nutcracker, or a singer in a band. I wanted to be a famous author like the ones who wrote the books that I escaped into when my life was too demanding. So far, not famous. Not that I am not still hanging onto my dream!

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EBOOK SERIES: Inside the book

So, this is a continuation of part three of my series about crafting an ebook. You can read part1 here, part 2 here and the first half of part three here. After you have your figured out your outline, the font face, font size, and setup of your ebook, you’re ready to hit the ground running. If you know who your audience is, you will understand a lot more about how to write your ebook. Is the reader you are targeting a 30-something who has recently started a business (non-fic writers) or maybe a stay at home mother who loves

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EBOOK series: Have a font on me

EBOOK series: Have a font on me

Hail, me hearties! Yes, I am back. I had to work a very long day yesterday so didn’t have time to blog. It’s really hard to put in an 8 hour day and then turn around and put in a few more hours shooting video but hey, that’s what I do, it’s who I am. So, have you gotten started writing your book? I have more helpful tips for you. And if you haven’t read the first two posts about eBooks and writing them, the first post is here, and the second post is here. Today, some of the helpful

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Creatives get busy: create an ebook!

Creatives get busy: create an ebook!

Create something today and quit worrying about it As of 2014, the population of the United States was 318.9 million. Well, I know it’s gone up and down since then but for illustration purposes, we are going to say there are at least 319 million people in JUST the US right now. That’s a lot of people. And every time my sales slump on my books, I remember that I might have touched a few thousand of that big number. So, there are still a lot of people out there who have never heard of me, or my books. If

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Save your money, it’s your money!

I have posted a couple of times about ways to save money.. here was a couple, and here was a couple more. It’s time for us to talk about putting money back in our pockets. You know…ways to save. I have a couple that are good ideas, and a couple that just sounds a little nutty. But hey, if it works… First off, think about where you spend a LOT of money each month and try to tackle those places first. Most of you will instantly think of credit cards, and that may well be true. But what about your

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