Book Review: You Are A Writer by Jeff Goins

Years ago when I was a stockbroker, a funds salesman gave a presentation called, “You Are the Product”. It basically stated that as important as the investment instrument we were selling was, ultimately we were building a long-lasting, trusting relationship with our clients. This is what You Are a Writer is about. You Are a […]

Publish Your Own Non-Fiction Ebook

For those of you who own a small to medium sized business, Tony Bradley published an article at PC World that gives a good synopsis of self-publishing your own non-fiction ebook for the Amazon Kindle. I’m no stranger to publishing, having written or cowritten a dozen books. A great deal of pride and satisfaction comes […]

Harlan Ellison’s Brain Movies

This one’s for Pam. I’ve been a fan of Harlan Ellison for a long time, but not as long as my sister Pam. Back in the 80’s, she’s the one who suggested I read Harlan’s works. As a writer, Harlan has won pretty much every writing award a writer can win including: The Bradbury award, […]

Christopher Hitchens Takes on God…again

By MARIA SANMINIATELLI, Associated Press Writer NEW YORK – Christopher Hitchens believes it is time to rid people of several notions. Mark Twain did not believe in God, Americans are not uncritically devout and an atheist can be elected president of the United States. In fact, the extent of religion’s hold on people, the British-born […]

Big Book Deal for Dying Professor

When I saw Randy Pausch on TV, I was astounded with his absolutely courageous approach to his own mortality. I couldn’t be more impressed with his accomplishments and his outlook on life and his inevitable death. I went online and watched his “Last Lecture”. It is lengthy, but is well worth your time. You can […]

The Laws of Leadership Re-Written

John C. Maxwell takes a fresh look at the classic, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, he wrote with Zig Ziglar, and found that although the original laws are irrefutable they are, however, not complete… By John C. Maxwell This fall I had a rare opportunity to update and revise a book I wrote 10 […]