Blogging Made Simple, 4 Easy Ways

I’ve received several reader questions about blogging. One reader said that he hadn’t posted to his blog in a year because blogging’s too difficult. Another reader, a self-publishing author, wants to create a blog to market his books, but “doesn’t know what to write.” Blogging made simple: create I love this Flannery O’Connor quote: “I write because I don’t know … Read more

Get Motivated And Organized: 5 Trello Tricks For Your Business

Do you wish you could be more organized and productive? If you’re feeling stressed and disorganized, Trello can help. By the way — the app is free for basic use, and it’s a wonderful tool for writers. Think of it as an electronic bulletin board, or whiteboard. (Disclosure: I have no connection to the developers; I simply enjoy the program.) … Read more

Journaling Is For Everyone: 3 Tips To Create More And Sell More

Want to write more and sell more of your writing? Try journaling. Sadly, when I suggest journaling to some writers, they tell me that they don’t have time. “Journaling? I don’t have time to journal…” Somerset Maugham is one of my favorite authors. He kept writing journals all his life. (If you get a chance, read his book, A Writer’s … Read more

WordPress Themes: Tips To Help You In The Great Theme Hunt

I’ve mentioned creating a blog and talked about WordPress. Readers asked what WordPress themes I recommend. There are many, many WordPress themes, commercial, as well as freebies. I’ve used both commercial and free themes and have been happy with both. Theme recommendations are a challenge, because everyone’s situation is different. That said, if you have a new WordPress install — … Read more