Category: Inside this Effort

Tools, Techniques and Teams – WordPress Themes

  I’m ready to upgrade.  I’ve spoken about it in the past, the idea that I’ll have additional contributors and a higher end more magazine like appearance for this website.   As a matter of […]

Coming to Terms: Purple Squirrel or Never ending shades of violet

I’ve occasionally discussed the concept of the purple squirrel.  But what is it? According to Wikipedia: Purple squirrel is a term used by employment recruiters to describe a job candidate with precisely the right education, […]

Thrifty Studio Time and Priceless Motivation

A few weeks back I reached out to a contact I had made at the North Carolina Writers Network who had said they knew somebody with a studio. As anybody reading this blog with regularity […]

The Write Community

Who would have thought that a community post and writers meet-up would inspire me so much?

PIC your pay policy.

The sad part about any data out of a politically focused organization is that even when the data is really good, you still have to double check all of it for determining if it’s skewed.   […]

300 page business cards

There was a time when if you were an author, it was a very big deal.  What made it such a big deal with the fact that there was a gatekeeper. This gatekeeper was the […]

Just Tweet NO!

I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts on my power walk today, and the guest host in the latter half of the show brought up an interesting concept that was only preferably related […]

Anniversaries and Changes

Wow the blog is one year old today.. I can’t believe it’s been a year.  I’ve learned a bunch and I’ve got some changes i’m going to make.

IP don’t care, IP should, but IP don’t…

  I’m not just writing a blog, I’m writing a long form project (book) and not only am I writing it, I’m planning on spending significant resources to translate this into a language of a country […]

The Book in a Blog Post: Part 2

Last week I talked about a Dave Ramsey blog where he touches on several of the things i’m writing about.   The post is about 5 money problems we didn’t have 50 years ago.  The second […]