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Ego, Agent of the Spirit

Anthony de Villiers | Posted 10.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony de Villiers

There was a time it was considered necessary to subdue the ego, that pesky sense of self that stubbornly got in the way of spiritual progress, blottin...

What Is it Time to Let Go of?

Shawn Tolleson | Posted 10.20.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Tolleson

Sometimes it can be helpful to consciously assess our lives. Instead of leaving things behind because of circumstance, to proactively choose what activities, people and objects we want to have in our lives now. What our values are now, and then to seek out what reflect those values.

The Most Risky Choice Is Not Making One

Shawn Tolleson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Tolleson

Do you ever find yourself unable to make a decision? Vacillating between two, three or even more choices? Each choice we make takes us down a road, or further down the road that we are on, and you want to make sure it's the right road!

When Should You Settle For Your Second-Choice Literary Agent?

| Posted 12.24.2014 | Home

By Writer's Relief staff: So you’ve written a (stupendous) novel and you’ve submitted queries to multiple literary agents. Now all you have to ...

5 Huge Mistakes You'll Make in the Film and TV Business (and How to Avoid Them)

Dean Silvers | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Dean Silvers

Why did no one see your short film? Why didn't it get into those festivals? Why wasn't your feature film bought and distributed? Why couldn't you sell your script?

How to Be Superstar Sports Agent (Part Two)

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

This is a field for the best and brightest, requires superb work ethic and commitment. The emotional and business rewards are well worth making this leap!

Book Review: Agent Storm, My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA

Peter Van Buren | Posted 11.11.2014 | Home
Peter Van Buren

Storm's own blustery self-image and the bit of unrealness noted aside, Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA is a decent read for anyone watching the world of intelligence who also appreciates a good story.

4 Things You Must Know Before Trying To Publish Your Book

| Posted 09.05.2014 | Home

Not so fast. Getting your work published is a marathon, not a sprint.

The Publishing Process: The Dumbest Thing I Ever Heard... Is True

Samara O'Shea | Posted 03.19.2014 | Home
Samara O'Shea

In early 2010 I attended an event called "Eat, Love, Write." It was a fundraiser featuring bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert and her sister Catheri...

An Email Account Creates the Appearance of Employment

Brad Reid | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
Brad Reid

More fundamentally for any employer, under what circumstances are non-employees, including independent contractors, volunteers, interns, and other marginally affiliated individuals, granted email accounts?

WATCH: Super Agent Takes On Shark

Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Let this video be a message to Jay-Z, if he continues to possibly steal away his clients, Drew Rosenhaus isn't Sco...

Digesting a Three Dimensional Bette Midler...

Carol Smaldino | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment
Carol Smaldino

I have one piece of advice for Ms. Midler, which I hope she takes. I hope she can refrain from obsessing about the roles she should have taken, because while she might have played it safe in some ways, she was a pioneer in others. She is full of life and she is still developing.

Q&A: Gay Fiction Publisher Ken Harrison of Seventh Window

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

Ken Harrison graciously sat down with me recently to talk about the state of publishing, gay books, and some of Seventh Window's upcoming titles.

Why 'For Sale By Owners' Miss 'The Right Buyer'

Trisha Ocona Francis | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Trisha Ocona Francis

In this tough economic market everyone wants to save money, especially home sellers. A home seller may want to consider or even actually venture into ...

Rules of Engagement for Home Buyers: Open-House Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.17.2013 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

If you're in the process of looking for a new home, your search will be smoother if you follow these rules of engagement at each open house.

Agent Andrew Wylie To Be Immortalized In Comic In New York Magazine

New York Magazine | Boris Kachka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The superagent has yet to meet a publishing convention he didn't want to explode....

One Self-Published Author Gives a Story of War a Soul

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Hoenig

Homefront, is a novel about someone waiting for a loved one to return home from war. What inspired you to write this particular story?