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

Blogging Can Change Your Life: 4 Tips For New Bloggers

Blogging gives you a wonderful return for the time you spend on it. It’s the power of words in action. Your blog may or may not change the world, but your blog will change you: this is why I tell my student bloggers: you can’t fail at blogging. Way back in the 1970s I ran a small business. Marketing was … Read more

Plotting Made Simple: The One-Hour Plotting Strategy

Want to learn a very simple, but powerful, plotting strategy? You can. Our new program, Commercial Fiction Secrets: Plot Your Novel In 60 Minutes Or Less, turns you into a plot magician. Whether you’re plotting a new novel or are rescuing a novel that’s crashed off the rails, your plotting woes will end forever. Plotting and the pain of pantsing … Read more

Blogging Basics: How To Generate Income From Your Blog

As you may know, I nuked my old blog, which had thousands of posts, and started completely fresh. I’ve had queries from readers who are unhappy with their own blogs, asking whether they should start over too. The short answer is: no — not unless you have very clear reasons. Any blog which has been online for a while has … Read more