Have you ever sat down to compose a blog post or other web content and every possibility you came up with seemed really lame? I have, and I’m sure any blogger out there who is committed to blogging consistently has had that problem as well. Here are a few tips to help you move forward […]
Content creation is one of the best ways to establish yourself as an expert. Here’s why: 1. Content gives you an excellent chance to let people know what you know. You could go on and on about what you know on your “about” page, but doing so might establish you as a braggart rather than […]
PowerPoint is a great tool for writers and other creatives. While the basics of creating a PowerPoint presentation may seem obvious to those who are familiar with Microsoft Office products in general and PowerPoint in particular, it can be rather daunting to those new to the program. The purpose of this article is to show […]
One great reason to write books is that having a published book – especially one that does well – is a great way to establish yourself as an expert. The same is true for blogging. Becoming a bestselling author or having a successful blog are worthy goals. But the question, especially for people of faith […]
There is a little known feature in Microsoft Word that can help you easily edit your book. It’s called “Go To” and until recently, I didn’t even know it existed. Here’s how it works, and how you can use it to help you in the process of editing your next book.
Let’s face it. There are times when I simply don’t want to write. Writing is hard work, and writing consistently is even harder. This is especially true if you have pain or other challenges that make it even more difficult. In this article, I get into writing in the midst of pain and other challenges. […]
Do you ever curate content? In case you’re scratching your head right about now, let me explain what I mean by curating content, and then I’ll get into how you can easily do it using two free tools, OneNote and Feedly.
Even though I may not know you, I can hear your protests when you read the words, “reasons every author should have a blog.” As a busy author, you already have enough to do, right? You likely spend so much time writing your books, the last thing you want to do is write more content for […]
One of my former coworkers used to use PowerPoint for planning. I thought she was crazy. Come to find out, she’s actually on to something! I decided to see if I could use PowerPoint as an editorial calendar and I was pleasantly surprised with the results. Here’s how to do it.
Do you tell compelling stories in your writing? I’ll be honest. Storytelling is probably one of my weakest attributes as a writer. Every now and then, as if by some weird act of happenstance, I manage to tell a compelling story. But most of the time, I stick to the facts. While I’ve heard about […]