Why I Write Reason 29: I Can Work From Home

Successful entrepreneurs don’t work 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week. With apologies to Tim Ferriss, whom I find alternately inspirational and annoying, most entrepreneurs can’t pull off a 4-hour workweek. That might be a goal, someday, when things are up and running, That assumes you’re setting up a turnkey operation, though, a business…

Proof of Life 29 May 2017

Katie is a graduate student. Berin is an entrepreneur. We both have hectic schedules, and finding time just to have a cup of coffee and a conversation with each other can be difficult. Add in trying to keep in touch with all of our family and friends — forget about it! So once a week…

Why I Write Reason 28: It Makes Me Happy

Most of the reasons that I write seem to revolve around my finances, my creative impulses, and even my physical and mental health. There’s one reason that’s probably the most basic, while also the hardest to explain. I write because it makes me happy. It’s a much more complicated concept than it seems. When I’m…

Why I Write Reason 27: I’m Not Good at Other Things

Writing wasn’t always what I wanted to do with my life. Back in high school I wanted to be a comic book artist. I worked hard at it, drawing every day and practicing how to draw people, landscapes, and every conceivable type of object. I even got accepted to the Kubert School, back when it…

Light Reading: The Dancing Lights Press Newsletter, 21 May 2017

This is an abridged version of last week’s newsletter, which goes out every Sunday. If you aren’t already a subscriber, you still have time to sign up to get tomorrow’s edition! It’s a short newsletter this week, because I’ve got to get back to work on the print-on-demand versions of existing books, doing some revisions…