Brilliant Beginnings

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Anyone can self-publish a book; it’s relatively easy and there is no vetting process. Consequently, over a million books are published online each year. Many millions of books, maybe billions, are available through online distributors, in bookstores and from libraries. Why should anyone choose…

Publishing a Book

For many, writing a book is easy … writing it well isn’t. Like any pursuit, education and practice are essential to producing a good result. I’m a bit of a perfectionist. It took me about ten years (and about 40 years of education and practice before that …) but I finally finished and published my…

Recognizing Resistance

Steven Pressfield (The War of Art) would say I’m in resistance. He’d be right. Yet, if I’m working on projects, completing them, publishing … how can that be resistance? Sounds like success to me. Well, it depends on the project. My current form of procrastination is: transcribing three old print books of poetry into eBooks…