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2017 Writing Goals

2017 Goal Setting

2017 Goal Setting for my writing and publishing goals is pretty straight forward: I need to publish more books in 2017 than I have published between 2013 and 2016. 2017 Goal Setting: Publish or Perish From Wikipedia: “Publish or perish” is a phrase coined to describe the pressure in academia to rapidly and […]

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Embed content into WordPress Easily

There is nothing more important than adding great content to your website/blog. Adding content from sites like YouTube or Twitter is a great way to add something extra to your own content. Although WordPress has always made it pretty easy to add content from YouTube to your site, they’ve now made it ridiculously […]

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Author Work in Progress Bar

You’ve probably seen them on author’s websites, progress bars (or progress meters) that track that writer’s current writing project. It’s a fun way to keep your readers/fans engaged even when you’re busy writing. The progress bar tracks the word or page count of that writer’s “Work in Progress (WIP)”. When I wanted to […]

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Transferring Files From Neo 2 Into Scrivener

Send to Kindle  I’ve been using the NEO 2 Alphasmart word processor lately to write without distractions from the Internet or checking emails etc. I was worried that a stripped down basic word processor like the NEO 2 wouldn’t work well with my iMac computer and the Scrivener writing software that I use to write […]

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My Next Big Thing

I was asked about “My Next Big Thing” by April Taylor. It’s a cool Internet meme that is going around. Authors agree to answer a few questions about their WIP (work in progress) and they pass on the question to other authors. So here are my answers and at the end, I pass […]

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10 Steps To Become A Better Writer

This graphic says it all… Like this infographic? Get more content marketing tips from Copyblogger. Send to Kindle

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Hitting That Brick Wall

Send to Kindle I’m nearing the halfway point of my new book, “She’s Gone”. More details about my new book soon. In this post I want to talk about hitting that proverbial brick wall. I was clipping along nicely writing 1,000-2,000 words per day, then a few days ago, I just got all hung up and […]

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Freedom Application Video Review

Freedom is a sweet application for the easily distracted writer! Here is my video review of Mac Freedom (no worries, there is also a Windows version)… Get Freedom Here Send to Kindle

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Rod Serling on Writing

I found this great clip on YouTube of an old interview with Rod Serling of The Twilight Zone fame. I love what he said at the end of the clip about the importance of discipline for writers. Send to Kindle

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