You know the idea behind pruning, don't you? To grow a tree or bush, cut back a portion of its larger branches, even fruitful ones. I've been doing a lot of pruning lately, and I already see the … [Read more...] about Pruning
Business – So much of life is wrapped up in it
I have a tune perpetually stuck in my head: "Takin' care of business everyday; takin' care of business every way." Business to me is much more than money, sales, goals, projections, etc. Business – at least how business should be – is more about freedom, thinking, engaging, living. Much of life is, in my opinion, takin' care of business.
This post is a virtual high-five to nearly 50 writers and editors to this year's edition of Monument Publishing sourcebooks. These young people (and a few old fogies like me) dedicated much of their … [Read more...] about Meet Your Sourcebook Authors (there are more than you think!)
I'm an author and a small publisher, so you can imagine that the health of the ebook market is of interest to me. There's a feud between two industry giants — Amazon and Hachette — and I have to say I … [Read more...] about In Amazon v. Hachette, I Side with Amazon
I own Monument Publishing, an educational publishing company for academic debaters. I started out as a simple self-publisher of one book per year, but we grew to become a powerhouse of sourcebooks and … [Read more...] about Markup Word Docs Like a Boss (Using Styles)
I attended the first Platform Conference early 2013 and absolutely loved it. Now that Platform is coming to Colorado Springs, I'm bringing my wife, Wendy, and anyone else who wants to join us in … [Read more...] about Join the Jeubs at Platform in November
[callout]Good news for you: The Obama Administration has been found to be extending the deadline for compliance to "mid-April" (see Washington Post article). Order your Samaritan Membership Kit … [Read more...] about Three Thoughts About the Obamacare Penalty