Writers and entrepreneurs Tom Lowery and Cheryl Conner have collaborated on an article in FORBES magazine about why writers continue to write when it seems as though there might be an easier path to take. Writing is 5% talent and 95% hard work – very hard work. As Tom discovered when he interviewed a number of writers for Huffington Post, “most writers […]
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Listen to internet radio with WriteSpa Oasis for Writers on Blog Talk Radio This week’s “Writing through the Year” journey takes us to the theme of “Simplifying.” I thought it would be a good opportunity to talk to my editor about how she clarifies and simplifies and “clears the clutter” from my writing. She’ll offer basic self-editing […]
Tom Lowery, writer, corporate training specialist, author, and entrepreneur, and persona-extraordinaire, has compiled his 22 Most Innovative Entrepreneur Blogs You Need To Follow Here’s what he says about his selection: “Each of these entrepreneurs possesses a shining sense of quality, commitment, compassion, contribution and, most important – tenacity … They are all inspiring people … […]
1. Imagine your book. What is the story you want to tell? Or the mystery you’d like to unravel? Or the insight you want to share? Try to form your imagination into a few sentences – this helps with the crystallization process of turning your idea into a reality. 2. Write your book. This requires […]
If you can remember the day you first learned to read, you probably recall that profound sense of accomplishment that came from sounding out the words in your favorite storybooks. But whether you’re 15 or 50, you know that books as we know them have changed a lot since you first cracked open your beloved pieces of childhood literature.
Apparently, when cars were first introduced the analysts predicted bicycles would become obsolete. But bicycles still outsell cars to this day! Here’s an excellent analysis – including graphics – of why both print and electronic books are viable resources for readers. The article examines the success of print books versus e-books and why it’s likely […]