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“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 […]

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 […]

Focus on Book Publishing Details

This installment of the best of the best books I have read, should help you find answers to important book publishing questions. Should you continue searching for a publisher? How complicated and expensive is it to self-publish? Can you find trustworthy self publishing help? Is Print-on-Demand a good way to sell books? Are eBooks the […]

Writing as a Business Post #1

Writing as a business is like any other business. You need to have what others want and you need marketing skills. If you write as a business, you need to make sure you use the human section of your brain to create content. Seriously, ninety percent of what experts know about the brain was discovered […]