How to Live a Better Story in 2014

How to Live a Better Story in 2014

Like many of you, I’ve spent time over the past week or so reviewing last year. 2013 was super-busy, no doubt, and filled with joyous milestones we celebrated with gusto. My parents’ 50th wedding anniversary, our son’s wedding, the release of my long-awaited novel....
Are you working off the right list?

Are you working off the right list?

I’m a list-maker from way back. Actually, I’m one of those crazy people who will add something I’ve already done to the list, just for the pleasure of checking it off. I know, there’s probably a support group somewhere. While lists can be great to keep me focused and...
Survey Results: How Do You Buy Books?

Survey Results: How Do You Buy Books?

Thanks so much to everyone who responded to the survey and answered the questions about how you buy books! It was so interesting and eye-opening to get a peek into your thought processes and book buying patterns. I hope you’ll find the results as helpful as I did....
Survey: How Do You Buy Books?

Survey: How Do You Buy Books?

  Today’s publishing world is changing, no question. E-books, especially, are having a big impact on how readers interact with books. But with so many opinions and statistics flying around, I decided to conduct my own survey right here. I want to know what YOU...
Which quadrant are you living in?

Which quadrant are you living in?

Do you ever get so busy you don’t have time to think? I’ve found that a huge red flag, reminding me it’s time to step back and re-evaluate where I’m spending my time. Right now, my plate runneth over—with wonderful things like the Angel Falls book launch...

Do You Need Different Goals?

It’s the beginning of January, so it’s time to write out a list of annual goals and then get busy, right? Yes, but maybe not just yet. I heard a story a while back that perfectly illustrates what I’m trying to say. (If you know where it comes from, please let me...