Updates, Tidying, and Lower Prices

little-boxesAs I approach post #400 (this is #398) I thought it time for a few changes.

As I focus more and more on writing fiction, I’m doing less and less free coaching and publishing support. Gone, sad to say, are the days of everything I know is free, all you have to do is ask. Busier writing means I need to make every minute count.

Here are a few of the changes, with a great big ask down below.

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Nobody Sees Until You Say They Do

photo http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1077691 by Zsuzsanna Kilian http://www.sxc.hu/profile/nkzsYou do know that you’re the boss, right?

They’re your words.

Nobody gets to see them until you say they do.

The next eyes to see your words will be the eyes watching as you write.

Sure, it’s still scary like Hitchcock.

But it’s not scary like a loony wielding a framing hammer, like you think it is.

How do I keep people from loaning my book so I don’t lose sales?

You don’t.

You are in business to help people. Of course you need to make a living, and you’d like to make a good one, but if your business is only about money, you’re in the wrong business.

If you’re truly in business to help others, to make the world a better place, the more people you help the better. Your goal is to spread your message. Plant as many seeds as possible so you can reap the biggest harvest.

Not all seeds grow. You can’t know — can not know — which ones will grow. The math is simple: the more seeds you plant the more seeds grow and the more you reap.

photo http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1093345 by shawnisa http://www.sxc.hu/profile/shawnisa
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