• Business & Home Balance
    Journal

    Business/Home Balance

    With anything in life, there comes a time when you need to find balance, whether it’s business and home, home and hobbies, business and hobbies, whatever. It’s not an easy thing to accomplish by any means, but there are some things to make it more manageable. When you’re running your own business, it feels like you have all the time in the world, right? Especially when your business is being run from your home, but that’s where you would be wrong. If you don’t put things in place with a great system and processes, you’re gonna be more miserable than you were before you started this awesome thing. Let’s take…

  • Business Communication
    Journal,  Writing

    Business (Writing) Communication

    Communication in any situation is important, but since relationships were talked about in a previous post, I’m going to spend some time talking about Business Communication. So, what is Business Communication? Business communication is essentially any type of communication you have with anyone else regarding your business, whether it’s marketing, customer relations or interpersonal communication. Anything that provides a way for you to speak to others is included. There are so many ways to communicate with in a business that we’ll only be focusing on how it relates to the writing business. That’s what we’re here for, right, the business of writing? Image by rawpixel from Pixabay You, as a…

  • Quality Feature
    Journal,  Writing

    Quality

    What is Quality? Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Quality is…. Well, let’s take a look at what the dictionary says. Dictionary.com an essential or distinctive characteristic, property, or attribute:the chemical qualities of alcohol. character or nature, as belonging to or distinguishing a thing:the quality of a sound. character with respect to fineness, or grade of excellence: food of poor quality; silks of fine quality. high grade; superiority; excellence:wood grain of quality. of or having superior quality:quality paper. producing or providing products or services of high quality or merit:a quality publisher. WIKI  Level of excellence.  A property or an attribute that differentiates a thing or person. High social position. The degree…

  • Plans for 2019
    Journal,  Writing

    Plans for 2019

    As I do every year, I like to tell you what I plan to get done during the next year. You can do the same below. I would love to see what your plans are and we can encourage each other to complete our goals for the year. Let’s get to it… I’ll be breaking things up into different categories so it’s easier for me to get down. Books Series Since I’ve come to my senses and realize that I need more eyes going through my stories before they are published, I’ve decided to re-launch my series. They are getting a whole new look, run through with betas and hopefully…

  • Patreon Benefits
    Journal,  Writing

    Patreon Benefits For Authors and Writers

    Nothing is better for Authors and writers than gaining the support of their readers. Whether that is liking posts, reading their books, writing reviews, critiquing their work and more. Let’s talk about another platform that you could be utilizing to support your favorite writer, author or creative entrepreneur. Yep, I’m talking about Patreon! I’ve noticed that quite a few artists and creatives have begun to use Patreon for various reasons: Communication ~ As with blogs, social media and websites Patreon connects with them all to offer another platform to communicate with fans, readers and audiences from all over. Not only do they provide a way to keep readers up to date…

  • Journal,  Writing

    My 2018 Goals

    It’s getting to be the end of the year and I’ve been working on plans for next year. While thinking of what I really wanted to do with my business and how I want to move forward with my books, I find myself realizing that my goals from last year were… well, dull. Though they fit my business there was really no depth to them and to the business itself. If I want to make writing my career, I need to be more specific and defined with my goals for my business and my books. My thoughts here are to keep myself accountable to my goals and my business by…

  • Journal,  Writing

    Planning for 2018

    No affiliate links or bribes were accepted while planning or writing of this post. All opinions and thoughts expressed are solely those of the author from their experience. This year has been a year of learning, change, forging on over mountains with determination and falling to valleys of procrastination. With the year a few months to a close, I have decided to begin planning 2018 sooner rather than later. With my form of planning and always wanting the shiny new ‘thing’, I decided shortly into the year to go back to some programs and implement others that have worked well for me the last few months. Planning Start First of all, I’ve signed…

  • Lessons Learned
    Inspirational,  Journal

    You Live, You Learn… Lessons Learned this Year

    Since the end of the year is coming faster than we would like, I thought I would let you all know what lessons I’ve learn this year. They say you learn something new every day, whether it’s something small or something big and you may not realize you did learn anything, but I bet you did. There are no affiliate links contained within this post. All opinions are my own and I provide the links to the curious and the readers who are looking to find something helpful within their lives and businesses.  Below are some areas of my life and what I learned this past year within those areas: Home…