Category: Writing

Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha. Ancient Japan. Its tradition. Its spirit. Its lifestyle. Its people. Have you ever wondered what they were like? This eloquent book acts like a bridge to Japan’s storied past, told through the eyes of a little fishing village girl raised to be one of the most memorable geishas in Japan’s recent [...]

Anne Lamott

Bird by Bird. This is a book for writers, but it also a book for those lovers of life. I was lost in it, loving her humorous and honest way of revealing what she has learned in her life and about writing. No writer should miss it. SC From Publishers Weekly Lamott’s ( Operating Instructions [...]

Stephen R. Lawhead

Taliesin. Journey into a past steeped in lore, legends, and heroes. I believe this is the best in a long line of Arthurian sagas. This book begins the series and is rich in history, imagery, and sympathetic characters. You will be surprised at how Lawhead crafts the beginning of the Arthurian legend. From Library Journal [...]

The Passing of Robert Jordan

Yesterday, the world of Fantasy was shaken as Robert Jordan passed away at the age of fifty-eight. I am greatly saddened by this loss. Not only has one of my favorite authors passed on, but one of my greatest teachers. In the field of Fantasy, everyone knew Robert Jordan. While some did not like his [...]

Lessons Learned 2

It’s been a long time since I met a smelly girl. How do they do that? I know they aren’t born that way, but it seems that they can run three miles and still smell like flowers or fruit. A good book is worth reading twice. And the older you get, the more it seems [...]

Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew, But Our Dreams Do – Dreams, Creativity, Reality, Trying

By Elsa Schieder I woke up this morning with the words, don’t bite off more than you can chew, going through my head. But my dreams do, over and over, bite off way more than that. And I get pulled along. Lots of work, obstacles, learning. I’m not a quitter, but I’ve let go, time [...]

Creative Perfection: 5 Reasons Why We Destroy Our Creativity By Trying To Achieve The Impossible

Whoever you are, whatever your preferred creative field, there’s one guaranteed fail-safe method for causing consistent, damaging and painful frustration in your creative life. One absolutely, so-sure-you-can-bet-your-house-on-it, way of ensuring you wear your creative energy down to nothing, and pretty much completely destroy your current creative motivation, possibly for ever. What is this terrifying monster? [...]

Great Success Tip: Don’t Do What The Pizza Man Did

by: Daniel St-Jean I’ve got some bad news for you; you won’t get the opportunity to read this incredible book entitled The Stevedore in the White Fedora. This novel, filled to the brim with stirring passages, was going to captivate your imagination and take you on a breathtaking adventure to some of the most infamous [...]

Featured Authors

Featured Authors – Every so often I come across a book that I read and enjoy so much I wish I had a hundred copies I could pass out to all of my friends. This is the next best thing. If you have read every book on your shelf and are looking for a book [...]

“I Feel I Know You!” 5 Ways To Create Intimacy with Your Audience

By Dr. Gary S. Goodman If there’s one benefit from writing best-selling books it is hearing from your readers. If you have left little bread crumbs along the path, they’ll write and call you and let you know what they thought of your efforts. I’ve been lucky to have had hundreds, if not thousands of [...]