How Much Should We Worry About Word Count?

This post popped up in my Facebook memories yesterday. Now, let’s get a closer look. Aside from the obvious difference in word choice/reading level, there is a noticeable difference in length. The marketers must think guys don’t have time to read their body wash labels before they buy. For the record, I’ve never read a…

Writers Can Help Themselves Get Lucky

Don’t worry, this post is still approved for general audiences. Though if you’re looking for the more adult definition, this is the interwebs. Just don’t be gone too long, because that might not help your career advancement. Anyway. This post is about writers who make it, the ones who find the magical combination of timing…

How Badly Do You Want What You Want?

I wasn’t planning to blog today, but then I saw this article¬†on Facebook. Since nearly 100,000 others were talking about it, according to fb, chances are good that you saw it too. If you don’t want to read it right now (though I’d recommend doing so at some point) the premise is this: Life is…