If you read a lot of books and you've never heard of Storybundle, you should definitely check it out. Basically, a Storybundle curator (in this case Kevin J. Anderson) picks a theme/topic/sub-genre and picks a dozen or so novels on that topic by a wide variety of authors who have submitted their books for Storybundle's consideration. Then the books are offered to the public for a limited time at a fantastic price. The buyer decides what to pay and can tweak their payment to g
With a title like that, I'd better spellcheck this blog ...
More than a decade ago I spent about five years working in-house as a General Counsel of a high-growth restaurant owner and franchisor, instead of working at a law firm. There were lots of interesting things about my in-house experience--from an office environment made up entirely of cubicles, to the greater camaraderie and feeling of family as part of team building a business (fast), to stock options, to doing und
I've already blogged about serendipity in my writing career and about my reluctance to write for free, at least in situations where I am not writing to assist a charity or cause I support or am not writing to promote my other work or some aspect of my development as a writer.
One way, of course, to help develop your career as a writer and to help hone your writing skills is to take on projects that are outside of your comfort zone, that introduce you to new genres, new edit
My wife and I used to go to a lot of local art fairs (before all of our available wall space was pretty well occupied). One of the things about artists is that many, many of them find a style or motif they do reasonably well and which sells well-enough to support the art fair circuit lifestyle and they stick with it. So we would see an artist tent and recognize it as the "fuzzy tree" guy or the "cows in the field" woman or whatever. Sure, we sometimes bought stuff from these