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michael-provitera's picture
Nov.08.2011
Self-help books are so enticing today that many authors are driven to create something new. An interesting one-page analysis of self help books is posted on stumble upon. Stumble upon  is an interesting way to view things randomly that interest you. I found this one-page analysis of self help...
jennifer-niven's picture
Oct.31.2011
Recently, I received an e-mail from one of my best friends, who has just purchased his first house.  It occurred to me, while reading it, that there are some striking similarities between what he’s going through right now and my own experience as I work—like the proverbial dog, may I add— on...
nina-amir's picture
Sep.28.2011
Do you want to write a book, article or essay but feel stressed out and self-conscious when you think about the fact that your writing will be read by others? Does this reduce your creativity and leave you feeling blocked and unable to write? Try blogging. "Wait," I hear you protest. "Blogging...
nina-amir's picture
Feb.05.2011
One of the things that stops writers from publishing their first book revolves around the idea that their first book must be their masterpiece. In fact, most authors publish one or more books before they have a "hit." That's why it's important to simply publish a book. I'm not saying...
ernie-j-zelinski's picture
Nov.15.2010
I received the following e-mail today after posting a comment on Twitter which stated: "82 Percent of Americans Think They Have a Book Within — Which Is Likely a Great Place for It!" From: Dan To: vipbooks Subject: Capable People Hi Ernie, I think that there are many literary people who...
elmaz-abinader's picture
Jun.10.2010
When i navigate in a country where I really don't speak the language or speak about fifty words, which is the case in Lebanon, I prefer dealing with strangers. The conversation stays superficial. Where are you going? How much does it cost? How do i find the hammam? Simple and non-commmittal. We t...
nina-amir's picture
Feb.01.2010
I have way too many nonfiction book projects started and not finished. I even have one novel manuscript tucked away in a filing cabinet as well, even though my expertise lies with nonfiction books. So, why would I want to start a blog that would force me to begin writing another book? And why...