THE GRADUATE!

Frank graduated with honor from high school last weekend. We are soooooo proud of him! He’ll be starting his college career in the Fall. Since he now plans to become a doctor, it’ll be a long college career…

THE 4 KEYS TO GOOD SERVICE By Mike Dale

Nobody sets out to fail but, for the freelancer, there are some key elements that will deliver the best possible service and happy customers…

FAITH-FULL WRITING: Expanding Into the Christian Market By Monica A. Andermann

FAITH-FULL WRITING: Expanding Into the Christian Market By Monica A. Andermann

In the first years since I left my desk job to pursue writing freelance, my personal and inspirational essays found homes in several anthologies and in some magazines, too. Yet suddenly I found myself feeling tapped out in that arena, as though my supply of heartening stories was running dangerously low. At that moment, I examined not only what I was writing but why I was writing. I wanted my words to have a positive impact on the reader’s life…

KIDDIE POOL!!

Only a month after our last snow, it got into the 80s here on Memorial Day so Frank ran to the store for a kiddie pool for the little ones. Boy oh boy, were they happy!!

Do NOT Sneak Your Self-Published Book Onto Bookstore Shelves! By Angela Hoy, Co-owner of BookLocker.com and WritersWeekly.com

Over the years, several authors have written to me, sharing a “unique” idea they had about getting bookstores to stock their books. They walk into a store, pull a couple of their books out of their purse or jacket, place them on a shelf, and walk away. It’s like backwards shoplifting. We call it shopdropping….and it’s a very, very bad idea…

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Q&A and You By Suchi Rudra

I’ve written quite a few business and company profiles in my seven years of experience as a freelance writer and journalist. This means I’ve had to interview many CEOs, executives and owners of small- and medium-sized businesses. Although the question list varies according to the specific style of the magazine and the unique qualities of the business and business owner, there is definitely a core set of questions that I tend to slip in during each interview…