Just read an article titled “The Right Way to Follow Your Passion” on the New York Times web site. The part that made the most sense to me is this:
When you sit down to write, sit down to write, not to sell books. … your passion should not come from the outside. It should come from within.
Continue reading “Passion and Creativity”
I watched the NYT documentary about Malala Yousufzai six or so years ago.
Since then I had been curious about her father.
Continue reading “Review of “Let Her Fly” by Malala’s Father”
Over the years I have tried a range of writing practices. I had a blog and a gratitude journal, wrote “morning pages” and gave free-writing a go. Although each one has its pluses and minuses, writing a spiritual memoir is completely different.
It does not impose the discipline of focusing only on the positive and upbeat. Sometimes one needs to write in order to process a negative experience. Continue reading “What is a Spiritual Memoir?”
It is very easy to submit a review on Amazon.
Get ready to submit the review by considering these questions:
- How many stars (1 to 5, 5 being best) would you like to give the book?
- What is the title of your review? For example, “Pleasure to read!”
- The review itself. Describe what you thought of the book. Write about how it made you feel and why.
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You don’t need a kindle device to read our e-books! They can be read on smartphones, tablets, and even on plain old computers (Windows, iOS, Linux, and ChromeOS).
Continue reading “No Kindle? No Problem!”
On Sunday I ran into two individuals who are retired, but are actively engaged in building out their passion projects. One of them is developing an app to use grocery receipts to help people manage their diets and eat healthy. He characterized his work as
The other person is a psychologist and she has developed a personality test that she wants to turn into an app with free and paid offerings.
Continue reading “More Than a Hobby”