Will an editor change my story too much?
What’s an editor and why do I need one?
What’s an editor and why do I need one? Remember back to grade school, when an -or/-er is added to the end of a word it means “one who,” therefore an editor is one who edits. The dictionary says: “Editor” is a noun for a person in charge of determining content of… Read More
Happy September Birthday Authors!
I love to read and celebrate writing, so I’ve learned about some of my favorite authors. This month we celebrate the birthdays and accomplishments of Roald Dahl, Agatha Christie, and Stephen King. What a mix, right? It may be that September birthdays may be all they have in common? Or not? What… Read More
Happy Labor Day
Labor Day dates back to a time when we celebrated the labor movement and achievements of American workers who are the backbone and success of our free trade capitalist economic structure. Labor Day started in 1882 in New York City by a Labor Union. It became a federal holiday in… Read More
Happy National Chocolate Day
Happy National Chocolate Day!
Everything, and I mean everything, is better with chocolate! I like plain milk chocolate, but I’ll enjoy dark chocolate if I must. I also like chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate covered bacon, cherries, bananas, or... chocolate covered everything!
Did you know… Read More
Get to Know Your Customer Day
Happy Get to Know Your Customer Day!
With all the noise on so many social media platforms, combined with hundreds of business start-ups every day, it seems like people aren’t giving much thought to who their customer is any more. Too many businesses are trying to… Read More
Happy National Good Neighbor Day!
National Good Neighbor Day celebrates the importance of having and being a good neighbor.
Do you ever ask a neighbor to feed your dog, cat, or hamster while you’re on vacation? Maybe you trade helping each other out this way? My neighbor fed and watered my dog, two donkeys, 12… Read More
National Online Learning Day
National Online Learning Day celebrates how we don’t have to leave our homes or offices, deal with airport or traffic delays, or get all dressed up to go to a conference to learn.
Online classes are growing. As a matter of fact, I have two online classes with more coming soon:… Read More