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nina-amir's picture
It takes more than just a good idea and good writing to produce a successful book. It also takes more than the ability to develop a large and engaged fan base—an author platform. And it takes more than an Author Attitude. To become a successful author you need to produce a marketable book. That...
leslie-musoko's picture
In the late spring of 2002 I realized for the second time in my life that my relationship had truly sunk. In the past I had moved on taking it in my stride as the many faces of life. This time it was different I wanted to face my despair head on. I did not want to forget the good times and the bad...
maureen-sherbondy's picture
I am a planner and a goal setter. I have always believed that if you make a list of things you want to achieve, they will eventually happen. Well, maybe not all of them, but some of them. About ten years ago my goal list for writing contained these items: 1. Get more poetry published 2. Start...
dale-estey's picture
Suicide and fame. The two flirt and then consumate often enough to make one take note. If someone gets everything they hoped for, or wanted, or expected, then there is not much left to live for.  Boredom aims the gun or ties the rope. There are other factors, of course. We can never know another...
ernie-j-zelinski's picture
It may come as a surpise to some people that we all have our doubts and our fears about our projects and career aspirations, regardless of how much success we have achieved in the past. Lest you think that you can totally eliminate the fear of failure forever by being a major success in your...