Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are done deals, maybe we can concentrate on the holiday ahead. Not the shopping, baking and gift buying. . . Instead, I'd like to suggest that we take time to do a bit of self-reflection. Think about your life in whole and the finger … Continue reading Self-reflection Before the Holidays
Do you plan your scenes or write without the internal editor turned on? I Just finished the April Camp NaNoWriMo, which is an exercise in writing fluently, and without the internal editor to stop the writing flow. I was able to make my goal, but now I have to go back and edit. Of course, … Continue reading Planning Your Writing – Is An Unedited Writing Spree Worth the Time?
Preserve Our Cultural Heritage and the Public Domain Repeal the anti-circumvention section (1201) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act WHY DRM IS HARMFUL TO SOCIETY - It is the first time anyone has explained it so well. Benj Edwards, the author of this article linked, does a great job explaining why DRM stifles the efforts of the … Continue reading Don’t Let Publishers Pull The Plug! Great Insight On DRM – Protecting Our Culture (copyright rules)
Don’t Tell Me What To Do! Does this sound familiar? Tell someone to do something and they run in the opposite direction. Command to go left and they turn right. Stubbornness YOU say…I say NO. It’s just a stand against conformity. If everyone followed restrictions there would be no creativity. Everyone would look like everyone … Continue reading Don’t Tell Me What To Do! Embrace The Freedom
Self-publishing authors need to know various skill sets to get their book ready for the public eye. Many will be new skills that will have to be learned, but don't worry there is hope. There is plenty of free information for the industrious self-puber, and all it requires is reading & research, and then good old-fashioned trial and … Continue reading Self-Pub Authors’ New Skill Sets & ISBN info – You Need Them