Seven ways to screw up your writing career

When you’re freelance writing, you’ll find there are a million people out there who will tell you how to succeed… provided you give them $49.95 per month for a minimum of the rest of your natural-born life.

But there aren’t a lot of people willing to tell you what you shouldn’t do.

Luckily, I’m here to help.

No, really, call me nasty

A lot of words have been hurled at angry women voters lately. My particular favorite is “Nasty Bitch.” In the words of Inigio Montoya…”You keep using those words. I do not think they mean what you think they mean.” I was in a meeting a few weeks ago with a woman who was discussing complaining…

Don’t Cook in Your Bikini – a letter to my sons

Today, I was working on my cookbook. It’s a book I’ve been working on for my sons for the past 10 years. First, handwritten, and then entered into the computer and now organized and digitized, it’s almost finished. I’ve got a few more recipes to add, and a few pictures to throw into place, but…