What It Means to Be a Writer

I started writing when my daughter was born. She slept most of the day, and I needed something to keep my brain alive. I’d had a 60 hour a week career going before that, so if you’re a career woman having a child later in life (I was 37), you know how that...

An Amazing Way to Reach Students

I got an email the other day from Michael Leifer, who is the co-founder and president of ecodads.org. Michael wanted me to check out their new project on Kickstarter: “Fun Education Apps for Kids & Teens.” I get a lot of emails and press releases from...

Learning to Write for Teens

When I started writing for teens, I thought I knew how to write. LOL… I knew how to write, of course, and had been published many time over. Yet, I wasn’t really familiar with how teen writing should be approached. I had written for an academic publisher...

The Young Adults You Think You Know

We have already established that young adult audiences are between about 10 and 14, so they’re not close to being adults, except in terms of reading. Their abilities should be about the same, but the works shouldn’t be as graphic as some adults works might...

You Are Going to Fail…

I hate it when people claim that Internet marketing doesn’t work. I do! And, I’m living proof that it does.  I make extra money every month because I’ve learned and IMPLEMENTED what I’ve learned. Image by Ivan Walsh via Flickr There’s the...

Spammy, Hammy E-Mailbox?

Image via Wikipedia If you’re in the Internet marketing business, you probably get as much SPAM as I do. I’m not talking about lists you signed up for. You gave those folks your permission to send you email.  Listen closely, it’s NOT SPAM! You can...