Archive for June, 2010

June 30, 2010, Leave a Comment

Who Moved My Cheese? Our Iceberg Is Melting. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. The classic fable format has been growing as a business-book genre since Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson first popularized the technique more than twenty years ago in their best-selling One-Minute Manager.

But turning your business knowledge into …

E-readers Drop in Price

June 24, 2010, Leave a Comment

This past week e-readers like Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s Nook dropped below $200, a first for the increasingly-popular devices. The ...

The Chapter Outline: Part I

June 24, 2010, 1 Comment

You’ve got a great book idea and 300 pages sprawling before you to fill. Now what? Getting started on a book project can be overwhelming for even th ...

Avoiding Social Media Overwhelm

June 22, 2010, 1 Comment

Feeds. Widgets. Trackbacks. Pingbacks. Tweets. Posts. How is a person supposed to keep up with social media and still hold down a day job? No ...

  • How to Craft a Winning Book Proposal
    June 16, 2010, 1 Comment

    So you’ve written a book, or have an idea that you think you could turn into a best-seller. Now what? In order to spark the interest of a publisher, you’ll […]

  • Comma Usage 101
    June 16, 2010, 5 Comments

    Using correct punctuation is important if you want your readers to understand what you are talking about. Of all the punctuation marks in English, the comma is perhaps the most […]

  • Show, Don’t Tell
    June 10, 2010, 1 Comment

    In a story called “German Inn-Keepers,” published in The Toronto Daily Star in 1922, Ernest Hemingway gives a traveler’s account of hunting for lodging in the Black Forest. Tired and […]