4 Steps To A Less Frustrating DIY Book

I finally ordered my proof copy of Simply Prayer, formerly Prayerfully Yours. While I'm happy with the file I uploaded to CreateSpace, I'm left wondering if I was my own worst enemy in getting the entire project done to begin with. I had originally planned on having the book out before the season of Advent, … Continue reading 4 Steps To A Less Frustrating DIY Book

Rediscovering the Joy of Being an Independent Author

My Father has often said that, when you start having nightmares about your job, it's time to move on. I can't say I'm having nightmares, exactly, but I've certainly begun dreading doing anything remotely connected with being an Independent Author. However, I don't think it's time for me to "move on." It's time for me … Continue reading Rediscovering the Joy of Being an Independent Author

Game Called On Account of Computer Crash

I don't know if Major League games actually end due to rain, but I know Little League games do -- or used to. (It's been awhile. :)) It seems that sometimes our writing time does to, though it's usually not because it's raining outside. Last Friday afternoon was on of those days for me. I … Continue reading Game Called On Account of Computer Crash

Discovering Passion And Purpose In Writing

I've often heard it said that everyone dreams of writing the next great novel. That may be, but few get beyond "trunk writing" and fewer still actually publish something of quality. Why is that? Perhaps it's because, while people may dream of being a "writer," only those with a true passion for writing can find … Continue reading Discovering Passion And Purpose In Writing

The Spiritual Side of Writing

How we live our spiritual lives is a passion for me, so it's really no surprise that I've begun work on Prayerfully Yours, a book about prayer (obviously :P). I wish I could say that taking care of my spirit is a number one priority and that I have it down to a science, but … Continue reading The Spiritual Side of Writing