Interesting Articles

July 17, 2012

10 Rules of Writing

I don’t recognize any of the authors (they are British) and the article is over 2 years old, but some of the advice is good, funny […]
July 16, 2012

It’s the why, not the what, that is important.

Based on a recommendation of a friend, I watched How great leaders inspire action by Simon Sinek on the TED.com website. Sinek’s basic message was that […]
July 8, 2012

The best laid plans . . .

Sometimes the best laid plans work, other times you have to throw them out the window. I had told myself that was I wasn’t going to […]
July 2, 2012

Microsoft’s Price-Busting Gambit: Windows 8 Pro Will Be a $39.99 Upgrade

39.95 for a Microsoft upgrade! That’s unbelievable. I’ve been through upgrades before and paid steeply for them. I’m more worried about what Windows 8 actually brings […]
December 26, 2010

Book publishers see their role as gatekeepers shrink

Back in June, the Guardian talked about how with more and more authors turning the self-publishing through e-books and other means, us readers were going to […]
July 19, 2010

Time (Part 2)

Talk about timing (no pun intended) . . . I was going to continue my thoughts about time, the passing of it, and how that has […]
July 15, 2010

Inspirational fodder for the creative mind

I opened Twitter yesterday and found a few good quotes and several great articles, which led to other great articles.  They included: 9 Books And Book […]
July 2, 2010

The print versus e-book experience

Today, There Are No Rules invited a discussion about how e-book publishing is evolving and that while we are in the infant stages now, there was […]
July 1, 2010

Does Twitter Sell Books? Yes, It Does

According to the article on the Huffington Post, it is how you use Twitter that counts. Twitter, like anything involved with writing, means making a huge […]
June 30, 2010

Professionalism and practicality

I started to write about finding balance in life and writing today and then came across a couple of things on Twitter that just struck me […]
June 27, 2010

Wading through slush

The Guardian had an interesting article about how now that more and more authors are self-publishing and bypassing literary agents, editors, and publishers, us readers will […]
June 25, 2010

Sometimes I just gotta shake my head

As a tech head, you would think that I had every modern piece of technology and was on the cutting edge of stuff. Well, I am […]