Motivation for Publishing
No one will get published if not motivated. It just isn’t going to happen. Motivation is what causes us to act. One can have the desire. Desiring it won’t get the job done. Persistence and endurance in spite of obstacles does. There are many reasons why one gets motivated to publish. More than I plan to explore here. But here are four main reasons.
One reason, I think people want to publish is vanity
Writing and getting published is an on-going learning experience. Both are always changing.
One of my personal goals is to write a “How To” book on publishing. The ideas I share in this Blog, here, will eventually work their way into that “How To” book. I hope you find benefit from the things I share.
My first book, The Adventures of a Common Man, was released Jan 2010. Aft
Invitation to a Publishing Workshop
Hi, everyone. How are you?
Anyway, I have an upcoming event and I would like to invite you join me. It will be a publishing workshop that will be held on March 28, 2015 at the Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For your inquiries, please drop me a line through my contact page.
And if you need more deta
I continue to sign at craft fairs, festivals, libraries, Mom & Pop book stores, major book stores, and many other places. I gave books away. I have been interviewed on radio, newspaper, and TV. Check out the TV interview posted on the Home page. Public speaking is something I have done but intend to do more. I have my own you tube channel where you can see videos of what’s going on with the book business and
Meeting New Friends
Were you able to come last weekend? Well, I hope you did.
I had a good time signing copies of my books while I attended the Sparta Home Show with the O’Fallon Writers Guild. And as always, I have made many new friends so I’m already looking forward to future events.
Here are photos of me and my two new fans.
Let’s Catch Up This Weekend!
If you’re in the Sparta, Illinois area this Saturday or Sunday, I’m inviting you to an event at the Sparta Home Show. I will be there together with my writing buddies from the O’Fallon Writers Guild of Illinois. We will have a booth during the event and we wouldn’t want to miss a chance to meet and talk to you. So, what do you say? See you there!
Schedule of Events:
January 24, 20
Writer and Director Dan Steadman Visited Illinois
There are perks when you’re a member of the O’Fallon Writers’ Guild of Illinois. And two of them are meeting important people who can help improve your skills and may even probably advance your career as a writer.
Now, we had the opportunity to attend the premiere of the movie Expect Delays made in Belleville, a small town in Southern Illinois. Moreover, Dan Steadman, the writer and director of the mo
Invitation to A Book Signing Event in a Craft and Vendor Fair
I’m inviting everyone to a Craft and Vendor Fair in Sparta, Illinois. And I will also be there for a BOOK SIGNING event. This activity will be held on December 13, 2014 (Saturday), from 9:00am-2:00pm at the Sparta Lincoln School Gymnasium. The profit of the fair will help stude