You should at least try…

At some point today a Kickstarter I set up for a Forever Mountain Publishing novel (worse, one of my own novels…) is going to close without funding. Yes, it is a temporary defeat. But, you can’t let the temporary defeats get in the way (Napoleon Hill said that back in the 1930’s…). In fact, asContinue reading “You should at least try…”

Boundary lines (part 1?)

How do we decide what is and isn’t appropriate? How do we know what to share with whom? Once when I was young and foolish (at least younger and more foolish than I am now…) I was involved in a conversation with two friends, a missionary and an art student. The missionary accused the artContinue reading “Boundary lines (part 1?)”

Why we do this part 3

It’s been one of those weeks around the publishing office… The first thing I noticed was an email from one of my cover artists. She was telling me she was pulling out of the project because life was becoming too complicated. Another artist has been MIA since last month… That was the start and itContinue reading “Why we do this part 3”

The secret art of stepping away

Earlier this week I found myself talking to a friend who is getting ready to go back to college. I gave her the usual advice that my wife and I give to all our college bound friends, make sure you take a fun class every semester. Contrary to what some might think, we don’t giveContinue reading “The secret art of stepping away”

Why are we doing this (Part 2)

Yes, you could say we addressed this last week with our mission statement; however, why we are doing this is a bigger question… ‘Why’ doesn’t just make for a big question, it makes for an important one. Check out this post to see why. As to the ‘why’ we’re talking about this week… Generally theContinue reading “Why are we doing this (Part 2)”