10 book art prints to inspire you to read more

Jarrett and I watched The Little Prince last week, and I am smitten. Why had no one told me how cute this movie was when it first came out?! I loved every bit of it: the gorgeous paper cut-out animation, the thoughtfully done adaptation and expansion of the storyline, the themes of finding adventure and […]

What If I’m Too Introverted for Platform Building? (Free Art Print!)

But first, the stories worth reading this week: The Truth About The New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists (Tim Grahl on The Observer): “If you’re a nonfiction author, and particularly if you write business books, bestseller lists mean more speaking gigs, higher consulting rates, higher visibility, and an enhanced reputation. They also mean more […]

Thanksgiving, I Love You. (And a free art print for your Thanksgiving table!)

Thanksgiving is the best holiday. I love Thanksgiving because it’s about nothing but the things that matter: family, friends, food, faith, home, and the gratitude we have for them all. It’s also about crispy turkey, mashed potatoes, my mom’s mac and cheese, Brussels sprouts gratin, cranberry sauce, gravy (oh the gravy…), mushroom and wild rice pilaf, butternut squash […]

The Good Stuff: Why Patience is A Good Thing, Plus a Free Jack Kerouac Art Print

As I wrote about here, August is the month of The Good Stuff around these parts. Every week I’m going to be focusing on something worth celebrating in the publishing journey, whether it’s stories about new deals and successes, or writing inspiration, or platform-building encouragement… Now, last week we talked about the 6 moments along […]