Allow Me To Brag About My Best Sellers

Because the majority of my sales happen over the weekend, I always do the bookkeeping for Dancing Lights Press on Monday morning. This includes running various reports and checking sales figures for individual titles. Because it’s the end of the month, I’ve also started pulling together some data for the monthly reports. Based on those…

Katie in Finland: Materialism and Status, Part 1

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about the perception of status and wealth based on quality and quantity of personal possessions, and how Finland differs from the United States when it comes to consumerism and materialism.

Berin’s Rules for Blogging

Following up on Berin’s Rules for Social Media, here are Berin’s Rules for Blogging. A concise set of guidelines and expectations around what I do here in this space, as well as why and even a bit of how I do it. This should be considered a living document, which means I reserve the right…

Berin’s Rules for Social Media

In seeking a way to balance staying in touch with friends, communicating with readers and customers, and maintaining a reasonable level of productivity, I’ve been working on guidelines for social media use. These are for both personal and professional use, recognizing that the nature of my life is such that the boundary between the two…

Understanding Why We Create, Part 1

In today’s podcast Katie and I begin a discussion of our respective creative processes. This isn’t what we originally planned to talk about, but we started the episode announcing that Katie was relaunching her blog. This led to her explaining why she was coming back to it after two years, and that naturally evolved into…