HUNTING THE “WORD OF THE DAY”

HUNTING THE “WORD OF THE DAY”

Whenever I start to edit one of my novels, I’m always interested to see what my word of the day will be. These are those go-to words and phrases that I seem to use over and over in a writing session. Usually, it’s a small word like “just,” “up,” or “down”; modifiers...
HOW TO USE FACEBOOK GROUPS TO “SELL” BOOKS

HOW TO USE FACEBOOK GROUPS TO “SELL” BOOKS

An edited version of this post originally appeared on the Book Marketing Tools website in February 2015 (click here to view it). “Sell” in the title is in quotes because you do not actually sell with Facebook groups – you build relationships, which sometimes lead to...
FIND IDEAS IN UNLIKELY PLACES

FIND IDEAS IN UNLIKELY PLACES

On July 9, 2015, I returned from a two-week vacation, one week of which was spent in Glacier National Park in Montana. Since it’s about a 26 hour/1600 mile drive one way from where I live and we didn’t want to pay to fly, we took 4 days to drive there and 3 days to...