If you’re not taken seriously at what you do, you can’t speak with any authority. When you are perceived as knowledgeable, people listen to you and pay attention to what you say. Authority can be built, but will not be sustained unless it is real.
I know an individual, have known him for a lot of years. He presents himself as confident, speaks with authority on many subjects. Some people listen to his every word and take him seriously. Others instinctively don’t trust what he says but are guarded in saying so.read more
I spent some time exploring the various Facebook Groups I’m part of today. I found links to six writers sites with at least one resource of interest. Well, they were of interest to me, so I’m sharing them with you.read more
My comments on Project Pivotal and Viper Chill, two Internet Marketing sites I find very informative.read more
It has been a week of exploration and learning. I’ve found in my travels some tools I think would be helpful. I’ve been around the web for several years and have tried to dabble in online marketing. One would think I’d have plenty of tools and resources to help me do what I need to do. I don’t really. Oh, I’ve bought my share of bright shiny objects with promises of greatness. Took me a long time to realise, the vast majority are just promises. Very few deliver.read more
WORD COUNT Blog Posts: Shadows Publishing: 218 : Out of the Shadows: 336 : Our Paths to Success: pending TOTAL:...read more
One of the many pieces of advice I come across as a writer is to read. Read everything and anything in order to contribute to my grasp of the art of writing. One of the first books about being a writer I read was penned by Jeff Goins, You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One). His straightforward, to the point writing was easy to relate to and to learn from as I made my way through the book. I enjoy reading Goins, Writer.read more
Has been a very busy week. I’ve managed to get some infrastructure setup for my sites. This site has been revamped. Hope you like the colours and layout. I’ll be setting up a contact form before long so you can leave me a note. Please subscribe to get any...read more
Well, it’s a new year and as with most of us, it’s time for new beginnings. I plan on making this year my best year ever. This is the year I will be taking action on what has been a long time dream. Writing for publication. I’ve started compiling data for my first book. The plan is to focus on doing short summary books on topics of interest. This will get me up and going, allowing me to make most of my mistakes on short projects and not long ones.read more
In exploring the craft of writing I’ve come across several sites which I would go back to over and over. Over time I will share those sites with you and will usually highlight some of the content which truly grabs my attention. I am not sure where I came across...read more
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