Frustrated by Your Lack of Progress? “Take What the Defense Will Give You” (Some Encouragement for Writers)

I was working (plodding would be a better description) through rewrites of my upcoming book (September ’12… can’t wait!) when I came across this helpful piece from one of my favorite authors, Stephen Pressfield. I love his fiction, but as a neophyte writer, I’ve found his thoughts about the craft to be a lifeline at […]

Are We Blogging for Gold? (Why Blog?)

I received a forwarded email and note of encouragement from a good friend the other day. The title of the message proclaimed that 95% of blogs are abandoned. The following information was featured prominently on the page: “Blogging is tough. It’s hard work. And it’s never ending. But is it really worth it? It’s a […]