Zines

According to Wikipedia a zine is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine. Zines are the product of either a single person or of a very small group, and are popularly photocopied into physical prints for circulation. Wikipedia. I learned about zines while reading Austin KleonContinue reading “Zines”

Making Money, Making Change

Today I was listening to Rha Goddess, author of the book The Calling: 3 Fundamental Shifts To Stay True, Get Paid and Do Good. She was being interviewed by Tami Simon on Insights at the Edge podcast. What caught may attention was when she talked about the economy of love. Here is a excerpt fromContinue reading “Making Money, Making Change”

Hallelujah Anyway

I”m reading author Anne Lamott’s book “Hallelujah Anyway” where she writes about rediscovering mercy. I’m using author Jim Kwik’s technique of reading 20 pages everyday. I like her humor and human approach to writing. Of course the book is filled with stunning ah-ha moments. You can see Anne’s Ted Talk here https://www.ted.com/speakers/anne_lamott. You can joinContinue reading “Hallelujah Anyway”

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

This is on the inside jacket cover of the book “Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words the can make the world right. MayaContinue reading “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings”

True Forgiveness

I started listening to Rev. Jennifer McSween podcast “Understanding The Language Of A course In Miracles” https://revjennifermcsweenpodcast.com back in 2018. In 2019 I sent her an email thanking her for her podcast teachings and her informative book. Rev. McSween responded with a kindly worded email and a signed copy of her book. I’ve had theContinue reading “True Forgiveness”

Parable of the Sower

I’m reading Octavia E. Butler’s book “Parable of the Sower” above is a quote from chapter nine. This book is a work of fiction and was published in 1993 but I feel this statement is relevent to today’s political circus. What do you think? Have you read the book? Please feel free to share yourContinue reading “Parable of the Sower”

Cicely Tyson

Currently I’m reading Cicely Tyson’s memoir ” Just As I Am.” When I got home I sat and ran my fingers over the cover of the book. The front cover photo is so striking! The font, the colors beige and purple, very fitting. When I opened the book there was a photo of Cicely andContinue reading “Cicely Tyson”

Sales Sell Sheet

Canva I’ve finally signed up for a free account with Canva http://www.canva.com. This platform allows me to design my book cover. I’m also working on a Sales Sell Sheet. Below is information I got from EverGreenAuthors blog (http://www.evergreenauthors.com): 3 Simple Rules for Creating a Sell Sheet for Your Book: The only “rules” you need toContinue reading “Sales Sell Sheet”