Write Now, Publish Later

This article was originally posted to the blog on January 13, 2013. It has been updated and was added to the content of my recent eBook, Organize Your Space and Stuff. All of the pre-2015 organizational articles, with the exception of What is Your Theme Word? Mine is Prepare were Continue Reading

Take the Time to Brain Storm

Sometimes, the mood to write is just not there. For me, lately, the only writing that is worth doing if fiction. So I have not been writing much of anything else. This is a good thing, though, because I don’t always take the time to write the stories. So, I Continue Reading

Autumn Writing Ideas for the Non Fiction Writer

  Non fiction writers still have time to write for the autumn season. Whether writing blog posts, articles, or short ebooks, the ideas below will get you into the writing mood.   Take a walk, photographing nature’s beauty this time of year. Once home, upload these photographs to your computer. Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Winner!

I won! I won, I won, I won! How about you? Have you crossed the finish line yet? You still have time (at least in my part of the world), and I wish you much luck. I managed to finish the challenge last night, with 50,068 words written, according to Continue Reading

What I did on my Pre-NaNo Day

Well, last Wednesday I managed to make my plan of attack for NaNoWriMo. I am steadily working on the steps on this list in order to prepare myself for the November NaNoWriMo challenge. Create and post a mass facebook note letting people know what I am doing, and that I Continue Reading

Schedule Time for Marketing and Promotion

One of my goals for Year 4 is to learn more about marketing and promotion. As a writer, I prefer the act of writing. I do not generally even like to think about M or P. Seriously. The whole thing seems too much like work to me 😉 At any Continue Reading

Easy Ebooks?

I read a lot, online and off. Print and otherwise. I have read many ebooks, which have led me to writing this post. Not all ebooks are the same. Some are, thankfully, very well written. Some are not. When I say “not well written”, I mean that the grammar, punctuation Continue Reading

What to do with Old Articles

Do you have old articles that can be reused? Ones that no one else holds rights to? If you do, then you can recycle them. Here are some ideas for using them: Perform a quick edit of them and group them into categories. Create special reports or ebooks from these. Continue Reading

Prewriting

What is your prewriting style? Or do you even do prewriting?  My prewriting habits vary: I sometimes make bulleted lists. Usually when writing articles. This allows me to simply glance at the list when writing the article, providing me with a reminder of each article point. Quick outlines are used Continue Reading