Books That Make You Think

I know you have probably already read these books. Me too. But they are worth a second and even third visit. Take a look at some of my favorite books that you can read over and discover something new each time: Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell I love this book […]

Tips for Getting Published

The saying goes that every person has at least one great book or movie in them.  So if you’re looking to write a book, then great, that’s awesome!  However, just because you’ve got a great book in you doesn’t mean it’s easy to get it published.  I recently came across an article by Mack Collier, […]

5 Book Recommendations For End Of Summer Reading

Summer may be winding down, but there is still plenty of time to relax in the warm weather and enjoy a good book. A good book is a must have, whether you’re on an airplane, road trip, or laying on the beach. As you make your last trips of the summer, here are 5 books […]

Power in Print!

Writing does more than express ideas and encourage thought, it can improve your quality of life. Brain and body health work hand-in-hand, and one cannot thrive without the other. In the grip of depression, people often feel exhausted or sick. When joyous or happy, the body mirrors those emotions with a healthy glow. What are […]

Books for a Simple Way of Living

As I move into the hot and steamy days of deep summer I am tempted to destress, declutter, decompress, and live a blissful life where “less is more.” In keeping with this summer mood to simplify I found five books that I now consider my secret solutions to a simpler life. Some are new discoveries. […]

Ways to Improve Your Writing

It’s always hard to know where to start when it comes to writing. Whether it’s for a blog post, a publication within your field of work, or if it’s just for fun, there are always ways to improve your writing so that it’s something you’re proud of. Writing talent, like most talent, is about reforming […]

Memoirs & Biographies to Read This Summer

Though most of us still work during the hot summer months, it is a time for us to wind down and enjoy the nice weather, vacation days, and spend time with family and friends. But, summer is also a time for us to catch up on some reading. Exploring new memoirs and biographies is a […]

The Importance of the Letter

As the world sees increased digitization, methods of communications that were once favored and cherished grow obsolete. However, there are some who seek to preserve the past, viewing pieces of history as unforgettable souvenirs of the past. With the invention of e-mail, followed by the slew of instant messaging applications like AOL instant messenger, Skype, […]

Overcoming Writer’s Block

Ernest Hemingway’s famously stated “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” And still, these words may not sink so easily into the mind of a struggling writer. Bleeding, after all, is a very open and real way of uncovering and addressing personal experiences, be they nostalgic, […]

Why Self-Publish?

For a long time in the writing world, self-publishing was frowned upon. The problem was that if you were going to publish your own work, you were most likely bypassing any form of peer review. But, the problem with going the traditional route and publishing books through a professional team of editors was that you […]