Author Archives: Marcie Brock

Why I Love My Critique Group

Why I Love My Critique Group by Katrina Shawver I know without a doubt that my debut book, Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America, would not exist in its present form without my writing … Continue reading

Posted in Katrina Shawver | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Joy of Bad First Drafts

The Joy of Bad First Drafts by Brian Flatgard Ernest Hemingway declared most first drafts to be shit, and Anne Lamott famously encourages the shitty first draft. Today I’ll share my experience writing a first draft, and how embracing bad … Continue reading

Posted in Brian Flatgard | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Twelve Tips for Better Email

Twelve Tips for Better Email With email continuing to reign as the communication mode of choice in the business world, billions of work-related messages are sent and received every day. Because emails lack facial expression, tone of voice, and body … Continue reading

Posted in Kathleen Watson | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 3 Social Media Mistakes Author Are Making

Top 3 Social Media Mistakes Author Are Making by Justin Larson I have been doing marketing for many business owners – authors among them – I have seen many common mistakes I want to bring to your attention. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Justin Larson | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Writing for the Theater

Writing for the Theater by Vaughn Treude One of my goals as a writer is to improve my skills by practicing many kinds of writing. So when a friend referred me to join the “One Voice” theater collective, I jumped … Continue reading

Posted in Vaughn Treude | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Discovery: I Still Have a Purpose

Discovery: I Still Have a Purpose by Beth Kozan It was kind of a chance encounter, my interview with a social worker from hospice to see which programs Elliot might qualify for. After I’d answered just a few questions, the … Continue reading

Posted in Beth Kozan | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Effective Author: What Should You Write?

The Effective Author: What Should You Write? © 2017 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. What should you write about? Perhaps you haven’t written in a while. You have no pressing deadline, but the words are calling to … Continue reading

Posted in Kebba Buckley Button | Tagged , , | Leave a comment