The Artist’s Paint Cart                         Has your creativity heightened from a necessity or desperation? Imagine if you could take an old item and turn it into a reusable new furniture. It happened to me on Saturday; the result, a paint cart. For the longest

                Why self-publishers should be in the know about self-publishing. Don’t go fishing if you are not ready to seriously publish.   I like to call myself a WASPE, acronym for a WRITER, an AUTHOR, the hardworking SELF-PUBLISHER and the savvy ENTREPRENEUR. There are two kinds of people:

            Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the best multitasker of them all … It’s a fact that women look at their faces more than men. First thing in the morning to apply makeup, last thing at night to remove makeup and every now and then to touch up.

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              Why new self-publishers on a marketing budget should take advantage of HARO.   HARO is the acronym for Help a reporter out. It’s an online service seeking information from people with expertise or specialization in a particular subject. Founded by Peter Shankman; Vocus Inc. is the parent company

              Why the self-published author has to assume entrepreneurial role?   The three prong success. Part One – Writing You have written your book and have opted to self publish. Smart move but this is just the beginning. As a writer/illustrator I find this to be the easiest part.

          Interesting! While pondering upon an idea for my next posting… my supportive husband sent me the link below…“It popped up on Google news this morning… might interest you, a possible subject for your blog.” I’m not a scientist, nor am I a child psychologist however, I would like to contribute

          Why it’s important to have one and not need it. Don’t be afraid of contracts. They are there for a specific reason, saving you money and time. I love contracts. It’s imperative for self-publishers to work around a copyright agreement, especially when outsourcing their projects. Make it a point to

How I made my book trailer for $5.

Saturday, 08 February 2014 by

The first signs of spring     I like to keep up with the times and I’m all for new things and positive changes as such, when I heard of book trailers I  couldn’t wait to do one myself. I have the ability to learn anything and surely I can do it myself.  However, there

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 Happy New Year all!   I’m a meticulous organizer. I love making the to-do list and crossing off the done deeds. That’s how I manage my busy day- to-day schedule. Every year I write down a list of New Year resolutions that I strive to achieve for that year. As most of us, some years

Christmas Tree

Thursday, 12 December 2013 by
The tree that chose us.

In the spring of 2002 a terrible thing happened to us. It was the same spring when we had bought our first dream  house. My husband had seen his colleagues being let go and was kind of anticipating the job-cut. With this in mind  we set out to purchase   our house. Then, in April