How to drive your nonfiction book up the bestseller lists
Every author would love to plop the words “bestselling author” alongside his or her name. But what does this term really mean? The definitions of a “bestseller” are changing in the age of digital publishing.
The New York Times is the gold standard of bestseller lists in North America but recently, more authors are citi... keep reading
Big dreams begin with baby steps
When your dreams are huge (as the best dreams are), it can be hard to clearly see the path you need to follow to reach them.
They might seem far away and out of reach, like a mountain peak from which you are separated by a deep and twisting valley. You know exactly where you are going and you know you need to navigate through the valley in order to get there.
It’s easy to feel on top of our plans when the sky is clear and we are enjoying a birds eye view o... keep reading
Six ways to crank up your “happystat”
My father used to say that everyone has their own “happystat”; kind of a mood-regulating thermostat that returns us to our habitual baseline level of contentment regardless of what’s happening around us.keep reading