Category Archives: College transfer

The Book I Never Meant to Write, But Did!

My first book will be published by Rowman & Littlefield in a few weeks. When I first began writing professionally, I never dreamed that this would be the book I’d spend almost eight years interviewing for, writing, revising, editing, and submitting over and over again; the book I’d ultimately see on the websites or shelves…
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To Move Forward you Need to Look Back

Warning-this post may involve some serious work on your part! LinkedIn and Twitter connections know that, in preparation for National Novel Writing Month, I recently made a serious attempt at cleaning my office. Fellow writers will understand that this is no easy endeavor. Those of us who make a career out of words and ideas…
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Six Suggestions for Choosing Readers for your Book

My last post, “Five Things I Learned about Writing a Book” generated quite a bit of interest so I’d like to talk some more about how to choose readers for your manuscript. Something I’ve heard, and read, a lot is that writers shouldn’t choose people they know well to evaluate and comment on their draft…
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Five Things I Learned About Writing a Book

Draft a Table of Contents This will give you the structure you need to stay on track. It is quite easy to meander away from your topic and find yourself on a totally different path than where you began. That said, don’t think of the TOC as a static document. My co-author and I revised…
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