There are a good many ways to promote your business. I gave you a few ideas for how to do this in my short post 20 Minutes of Promotion to Create Your Success. There are many other ways to do so, and I’d like to discuss a few with you today.
Promoting your business takes time, on top of what you are already doing. It’s best to carve that time out of your schedule right from the start. Take a little time to research what promotional ideas you should try first, and plan out how to accomplish th...
The Cemetery Hill Series is part of Tales from the Mountain. In part 1, The Beginning, we are introduced to Willa and her family and friends, who live in a community on the mountain.
Willa gets married and leaves the community only to return some time later, after running away from her new home. Her family and friends are horrified when they learn about how Willa was treated while she was away from home, and a new friend wants desperately to help Willa get justice for her mistreatment.
A Tales from the Woods story, Dead People offers a look at the forces at play in Bear Wood.
What would you do if you entered a bus and came face-to-face with dead people? This is exactly what happens to our main character in Dead People, causing great fear.
Read along as the character attempts to outrun the dead.
There are rules that must be followed; rules that are set in place for good reason. Stacey finds out what happens when one decides not to follow a rule, and she'll never be the same again.
How is your perception of reality? If things seemed wrong, how would you react? Would you know what was going on, that things might not be quite right, even if everything was being presented to you as normal?
Henry has to figure out what is real, what is not, and what to do, when he does not understand what is going on around him. But can he pull it off in time?
Serena and her friends have gone on a hiking and camping trip that will last a week. Having done this before, they pack what they know they'll need and head out on foot. They decide to go further out than on previous trips, and are enjoying their time until tragedy strikes.
The evil they encounter while on their trip might just be too much for these otherwise brave young women.
At some point when building your own business, you have to ask “Is it time to give up my day job?”. How you answer this question will depend on a number of factors, such as:
* Do you have at least six months of expenses saved?
* Are you ready to spend a lot more time in your home or on the road?
* Do you have childcare set up for when you switch careers?
* Have you cut back to the bare minimums until you are sure your business will cover all of your expenses?
* Do you still need costly equipment or tec...
A community rises up to get rid of people they don't think belong. Witches aren't welcome, even though they've known them for so long. Once the secret is out, residents do anything to get rid of them.
But, through a twist of fate, the young find out they can see a ghost. And that ghost wants to help the witches. Why? How does he know they are in need of help?
What tragedies bring this group closer together? Find out in this story, as friends stick together to do what has to be done.
Are you taking time for yourself? If you’re not used to doing so, this may seem like a foreign concept to you. To be a success, you must be making time for your passions. They are important, and you should concentrate on them.
What passions? Well, that depends on you. I love writing.
Happy Summer! The nicer days make me so happy How about you? Skye and her boyfriend and I have been taking advantage of restaurants where we can sit outside and eat. It’s been a real culinary adventure.
I’ve tried a few new places since Skye moved back home last fall, starting with the our lunch at Paddy Murphy’s. I enjoyed a wonderful plate of ravioli with a delicious butternut squash sauce and topped with grilled shrimp; a recipe I would love to replicate. This came with toast. We...
Where do you go when you have to escape a world your government has taken over and destroyed? When you've done your best not to let the new society bring you down, but there is so much violence you can't even spend time outside with your family or feel safe going to the grocery store? How do you escape a world of war?
Each December and January I spend a fair amount of time going over what I accomplished that year and in previous years, then I decide what I want to accomplish in the coming year. It is a lengthy process that is very well thought out before making any decisions.
My main goal for fiction is to publish 11 stories in 2018; to further expand my library. So far this year I have published:
And I’m working on getting The Woods out to you later this month. This is another story from Tales from the Wo...
It happens to all of us at some point. There were times while Skye and Zowie were young that I felt completely overwhelmed; like nothing I was doing was right and I just didn’t know what else to do.
I remember telling the bestest that I broke out in tears one day and had no idea why. We talked to our moms, and they both said it wouldn’t be the last time it happened. They were right.
It led to overwhelm, for sure. That was my indication that it was coming, and I learned to recognize this and t...
June is the mid-year mark and a great time to reassess our goals. Our success depends on what we do at this time. (Don’t worry if you haven’t gotten to this point yet, just make note of what to do at your six-month mark.)
At the end of last year and beginning of this year I sat down with myself on a number of occasions to figure out exactly what I wanted to accomplish this year, and now I’m sitting down to see what I have actually done and decide what to move forward with.
One of the first th...