What’s the Word #7: Perspective for Writers — You Are Not an Imposter (#inspiration #selfpublishing #indieauthor )

Without thinking too hard about it, either collect ten books from your personal collection or list ten books that you have read and enjoyed from memory. Genre or reason for the selection is irrelevant. Choose what comes first to mind … Continue reading What’s the Word #7: Perspective for Writers — You Are Not an Imposter (#inspiration #selfpublishing #indieauthor )

What’s the Word #6: Taking Pride in Amateur Mistakes (#amwriting #selfpublishing #indieauthor )

My grandfather had an eighth grade education, yet that never stopped him from being a lifelong student. If he didn’t know how to do something, he taught himself through books and hands-on work. My memories are filled with images of … Continue reading What’s the Word #6: Taking Pride in Amateur Mistakes (#amwriting #selfpublishing #indieauthor )

Make It Work #9: Self-Editing Edition – FANBOYS Comma Grammar School (#writingtips #selfediting #makeitwork)

It’s video time, Friends and Scribes! One of the things that prevented me from getting back to writing was my fading Grammar knowledge. At one time, I knew all the rules and could wrangle participle and adverbial phrases. But, as … Continue reading Make It Work #9: Self-Editing Edition – FANBOYS Comma Grammar School (#writingtips #selfediting #makeitwork)

What’s the Word #4: The Proof Has Arrived (#amwriting #newbooksmell #selfpublishing #bookboost )

Guess what arrived today? It looks incredible.  I though the cover was going to need adjusting but it’s perfect. A couple of typos need fixing, but once that is approved Mindful Things will be available within the next couple of … Continue reading What’s the Word #4: The Proof Has Arrived (#amwriting #newbooksmell #selfpublishing #bookboost )

Make It Work #7: Customizing Your Book’s Table of Contents in Word Easy (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Hello, Friends and Scribes! Here are more tips for taming that Table of Contents to do what you want, when you want, even when you change your mind for the upteenth time. The trick to understanding the basics of table … Continue reading Make It Work #7: Customizing Your Book’s Table of Contents in Word Easy (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)