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Friday, September 9
The Phenomenon of James Patterson’s Book Sales
James Patterson's success is astonishing. Patterson has written, or co-written, 147 novels. Of these, 114 were New York Times Bes...
Wednesday, September 7
Review: Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins
I began reading The Girl on the Train , by Paula Hawkins in part because it was compared favorably to Gillian Flynn's spellbinding ...
Monday, September 5
Make Your First Podcast: Frequency & Length
Once you’ve decided whether your podcast will be in an interview or topic format, the next question is: How frequently should you publis...
Saturday, September 3
Let's Write! Writing Prompt: You wake in the dead of night ...
You wake in the dead of night, deep in the forest with no idea how you got there. You’re holding a dead flashlight and enough [fill in t...
Thursday, September 1
Make Your First Podcast: Interview or Topic Based?
This is a question I’ve agonized over. That I’m still agonizing over! I want to create a podcast, but what kind of podcast should it b...
Tuesday, August 30
Please Help Me Improve My Blog! Reader Survey
Hi! Sorry, this is a day late. I’ve picked up a freelance writing assignment due at the end of the month and I'm in a bit of a crunch...
Thursday, August 25
Make Your First Podcast: Hosting
Podcast Hosting. Even just the phrase sends a chill down my spine. After you record your podcast you need to upload it to a server wher...
Monday, August 22
Make Your First Podcast: Intro and Outro
This post continues my series on how to start a podcast. Last time ( Make Your First Podcast On Your iPad ) we talked about what software...
Thursday, August 18
Make Your First Podcast On Your iPad
I LOVE listening to podcasts—I think it's fair to say that, apart from reading and writing, podcasts are my primary form of entertain...
Monday, August 15
Write Now: 4 Tips For Growing A Readership
We talk, tongue-in-cheek, about the cult of Apple. Of course Apple isn’t a cult, though it does have certain cultish aspects. Take my...
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