This morning I was on a hangout with Jason and Trav who are running the one-week Paradise Pack bundle of online training courses to help you create a “location independent” business. (For a limited time you can still catch it, here.) I told the story of my first foray into travel writing, sending “realtime dispatches” to […]
International Journal of Motorcycle Studies Conference Date Announced
The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies has announced its call for papers for the July 16-19 conference in Birmingham, Alabama. Here’s the information. Call For Papers: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOTORCYCLE STUDIES CONFERENCE, Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Alabama, July 16-19, 2015 The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (IJMS), the only online, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to motorcycle […]
Aren’t You Scared?
From my travel memoir, American Borders In 1995 I traveled around the United States on a Russian Ural sidecar motorcycle that was designed in 1938 and built in 1994. While I could have chosen a more conventional and reliable motorcycle, the Ural enticed me with unique qualities from a previous era—the graceful lines, the sidecar, […]
Adventures in Self-Publishing: Amazon Kindle Unlimited – Should Your Book Be There?
Adventures in Self-Publishing! This week David Wogahn of Sellbox and I talk about reader subscription services. Amazon entered the space with Kindle Unlimited. Should you as an indie author be there? How does Kindle Unlimited stack up against the reader subscription programs offered by Oyster (which you get into via Smashwords) and Scribd? Find out […]
The Carla & Marla Show: Getting Great Editing
This week on The Carla and Marla Show features Marla Miller’s insights on editing. Marla is a working writer and longtime editor with lots of information on developmental editing, copyediting and proofreading, not to mention storytelling and identifying narrative arc and all that technical writerly stuff. I learned a lot. I know you will, too! […]