books · Business · creativity · On Writing

Writer Conference Winner

How best celebrate Gathered writer tribe genius, Emerge inspired, changed? Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, short form or long, a writer’s conference is an opportunity for so many personal wins: pitch a book and secure representation; meet a favorite author; befriend other writers; visit an unfamiliar city and savor focus on nothing but your… Continue reading Writer Conference Winner

books · Business · On Writing

Pitching Fiction (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

Between you and your dreams of a traditionally published novel stands a powerful stranger. Agent or editor, they guard the gate between creative aspiration and success in the marketplace. More than anything, they yearn for great stories, long to launch the story that you wrote. However, their hearts have been broken before, their wisdom, expertise… Continue reading Pitching Fiction (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

Business · Marketplace · Product Development

Primed to Win

Test markets don’t lie All see their desired results Debate best tactics   Short, burly Maury was the New Product Development team’s favorite chef/food scientist. For decades, he had consistently delivered original, delicious recipes on time, as requested, and with a smile, often with a creative twist that delighted taste panels and consumers alike. Affable… Continue reading Primed to Win