Writing from the Heart

Writing from the Heart

I often get a chance to talk to other authors, those just starting out or getting back in the saddle like I am now. I also get a chance to talk to those who write all the time, and one thing is true of nearly all of them: they write from the heart. It doesn’t matter...

Review of Visme

There are a ton of products out there for creating graphics online. Why? Because we aren’t all great at creating graphics, posters, infographics, and other marketing materials. Sometimes we just need a program with a few templates pre-loaded, some decent graphics...
October 13th, Unlucky No More

October 13th, Unlucky No More

  Every October 13th has been a rough day for me since the year 2000. That year, October 13th fell on a Friday, and my life changed forever. Traveling back to Payson, Arizona where I lived at the time from a friends house in Wilhoit, I came around a corner near...

Whiskey and Words

On the first Thursday in November here in Boise we will be having a great event: Whiskey and Words. A few local authors will gather at the Whiskey Bar, I will be there, and so will the co-author of Into the Darkness, a collection of short stories, Marlie Harris. Loni...
Editor Earnings: The Summary

Editor Earnings: The Summary

It has been a little while since I started a survey about editor earnings. There are a couple of reasons. One is to reveal my own personal experience with editor earnings, and the differences between private editing and editing for a publisher. I can tell you that...

Editor Earnings Survey

If you are an editor or have worked as one for a small press, take a few moments to answer these survey questions. Your responses will be used in an article I am writing on editor earnings for a well-known website.   If you want to be quoted about anything related to...