As I've published more books and paying articles, earning more money from writing, and as I've started making money as a writing consultant, things have changed. First, I quit my day job. Second, I got even more real with my writing business. Here's what I've done to run my writing business like a business, one that can sustain itself.
My interest in aphorisms started, oddly enough, after reading William Blake's "Proverbs of Hell" in his magnificent work "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell." These sardonic little gems fascinated me with their succinct beauty. Here was something that was neither poetry nor prose yet could contain both with great potency.
I know that if you are on this food page and that if you are anything like I am, then you have at least one loved one, one friend who would love nothing more for Hanukkah or Christmas than a really great cookbook or two. And admit it, you have a cookbook or two on your own list every year, as well, the list you leave for others (or Santa) to find, don't you?
When Bruce Kramer, a Minnesota professor of education, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - or Lou Gehrig's disease - in 2010, his world exploded. Kramer began writing a blog to capture the agony of his physical deterioration and his struggle to hold onto the splintered pieces of his life
The period after a breakup is the perfect time for a little post-relationship debriefing with trusted friends. It's also a great time for some self-reflection about what you're looking for in a new relationship. This self-reflection often includes reading up on love and relationships to make sure you are wiser and better equipped for relationship success.
I set out to write a book to shift the narrative of the gay community and the church. Instead, I ended up writing a different story. After broader exposure to the vast challenges standing in the way of achieving the true definition of equality, the novel aims to shift the narrative of women, the LGBT community, and the determination we all need to achieve real and concrete progress for both.