“Dragon” Speech to Text Software

Dragon Naturally Speaking Might Help You by Mike Quick   It was many years ago when I tried the “Dragon” software. At that time, speech to text software seemed to cause more problems than it solved. Now, as everything digital seems to cost less and provide more, “Dragon Naturally Speaking 13.0” might be an important […]

Collaborate with Amazon

Collaborate with Amazon by Mike Quick If you focus on details about collaborating you will see why you should collaborate with Amazon. Smart collaboration is mutually rewarding. Amazon knows that. They try to find ways to reach out and help people publish and sell their creations. Amazon can provide excellent free help because they know […]

Multipurpose Your Writing,Time and Energy

Friends Help Friends Multipurpose by Mike Quick I recently attended a very well organized meeting about real estate investing.  Based on something I learned at the meeting, I decided to write about ways friends help friends multipurpose. The meeting was hosted by Home Dream Realty, Anna Jenkins and Rick Banez. Anna loves to travel. She […]

Part One of September meeting notes

Notes I made as I prepared for the Writing as a Business meeting in September   Writing can be a lonely experience or a collaborative experience. Meetup.com and other types of social media are designed to provide tools that can be used to find people that can help each other. The best way to avoid […]

A letter from one soldier to another

                 Respect those that served   Rebuilding a civil war hut over the original “hut hole”: One Veteran tips his hat to another To my Yankee friend that lived on my property many years ago, I read lots of your letters, so, I wanted to write to you. […]

What Having a Growth Mindset Actually Means

What Having a “Growth Mindset” Actually Means Carol Dweck is a professor of psychology at Stanford University. She published an extremely important book titled Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Even If you can’t find time to read her book, I strongly recommend an article she wrote in The Harvard Business Review. Professor Dweck seems […]

Writing as a Business

Writing as a Business Content creation is a great business. Create content that will build an audience. Then, you can monetize. Fiction is extremely competitive and difficult to attract readers. If you are an expert, creating non-fiction content is probably the best business for you and your audience. Write unique content on a specific niche […]

A Wellness Visit: Prevention and Planing is better than surprises and emergencies

What is a wellness visit? A wellness visit with a trustworthy journeyman or master plumber can save you lots of money and aggravation. Much like a medical wellness visit requires a trustworthy doctor, plumbing inspection and diagnostics requires a trustworthy plumber. Medicare and many other health insurance providers pay for wellness visits and other preventive […]

Why I Recommend Books and Products

These days, experts say content should  answer questions and explain why readers should invest their time. As an old plumber and a relatively new author, I try to make the best use of my reader’s time and my time. I set priorities and produce information systematically. My first book is about how to focus properly […]

Minutes of the Last Meeting

Minutes of the Last Meeting   by Mike Quick People that want to write as a business, should focus on details concerning people like Gene Fowler. At the peak of his writing career, Fowler was the tenth best paid man in the United States. Gene hung out with W.C. Fields, John Barrymore, John Carradine, Anthony Quin […]