Monthly archives: January, 2011

The Elusive Perfect Reader

One of the first questions you’ll hear from a publisher, writing coach, or interviewer is, “Who should read your book?” Most of us want to say, “Everyone!” While you probably do have information in your book that will help many people, it is highly unlikely that everyone in the world will need to read it.  …

What’s Your Word of the Year?

For the past five years, I’ve selected a Word of the Year- a single word that becomes my theme for the year. One year it was enough, another it was shine, and last year’s word was miracle. Some years it can be a challenge to pick just one word. There are so many wonderful words …