Freelance Writing · Poetry and Prose

I’m Gonna Live to Be 102

When I was in my late twenties, I attempted to get a life insurance policy. They said I was too much of a risk. This is my answer to that agent and anyone who wonders just how long this life may go on. I’m gonna live to be 102 How do I know? How do…… Continue reading I’m Gonna Live to Be 102

Freelance Writing · Poetry and Prose

Living The Promise in the Dash

Last week, in the mail, I received a box. It was a birthday gift from my Dad and what I found inside was priceless. The first on-board to help me tell this story, he rounded up one of my old photo albums, and though they were tucked behind cellophane sheets, I could still feel the…… Continue reading Living The Promise in the Dash

book reviews · Freelance Writing

Traveling the Fairy Path by Morgan Daimler (Book Review)

In the cupboard-sized alcove of an independent bookstore in Vermont, the red spine of this book caught my eye. Then, I saw the title, and almost of its own accord, the book was open in my hand, my eyes scanning the pages. Though I’ve not quite finished with this book, I thought what a perfect…… Continue reading Traveling the Fairy Path by Morgan Daimler (Book Review)

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Interview with Ellen Marie Wiseman about following the Traditional Publishing Path

A couple of months ago, I was asked my views on the difference between self-publishing and traditional publishing. Since I’ve only ever self-published, my opinion and views were fairly one sided, so I reached out to the experts for a more well-rounded idea of what each path entailed. If you follow me on Patreon, you…… Continue reading Interview with Ellen Marie Wiseman about following the Traditional Publishing Path

Freelance Writing

It’s Not Either or Anymore – Traditional Publishing, Self-Publishing, or a Mix of the Two. Whichever You Choose, It’s Up to You

A special thanks to two followers who initially asked the question of which type of publishing was better – self-publishing or traditional. Hard won lessons over the years have given me some insight for my own work, but sometimes the devil is in the details, and I believe in having all the information presented so…… Continue reading It’s Not Either or Anymore – Traditional Publishing, Self-Publishing, or a Mix of the Two. Whichever You Choose, It’s Up to You

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The Future of Leadership – Rise of Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence by Brigette Hyacinth

Two months ago, my views on LinkedIn spiked nearly 2,000 percent. Why? I posted about reading and receiving two books from a couple of well-known influencers and authors – Brigette Hyacinth and Shane Snow – the first of whom we’ll talk about today. Thinking back as I write this, I should have added an interview…… Continue reading The Future of Leadership – Rise of Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence by Brigette Hyacinth

Freelance Writing

A Tale of Two Outlines

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities How easy authors make it seem. Write what you know, they say. Write from your heart. Not too much about how to get what’s in your head onto paper, or in this century, the screen. Maybe…… Continue reading A Tale of Two Outlines