Three Ways a Book Publishing Plan That Seems So Right . . . Can Go So Wrong

June 1, 2018

Three ways a book publishing plan that seems so right . . . can go so wrong. This was a guest post collaboration with Ella Ritchie at Stellar Communications and Sandy Lawrence of PR Perceptions after realizing that so many authors have very similar experiences. I am motivated about helping others working their way through […]

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Book Signings: Win or Lose?

February 11, 2018

Book Signings – Win The sweet sensation of autographing books. The smiles on the readers’ faces, the excitement they feel while waiting to hold the book for the first time.  This is the win of book signings, for sure. There is always the perfect opportunity to talk about the book, the reason it was written, […]

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Books Arrive – Time to make the next step

January 17, 2018

First Books Arrive! The first books arrive! Monday morning I got the call: “delivery for Mr. Ellerkamp – 577 pounds on a pallet, I’m nearby, can I come now?” The driver asked me on the phone. The dispatcher had called me Thursday and indicated that delivery would be made between 1pm and 5pm on Monday… […]

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Standards of Reasoning: A Way to Check Justice

August 17, 2017

Standards of Reasoning: Powering Justice I realized that I haven’t really covered a phrase I use frequently within my writing and speaking. The Standards of Reasoning grew out of my research for the Supporting Principle Justice. As I was putting the Supporting Principles together I went through forty or fifty virtues in my attempt to understand […]

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WRITING FOR FUN: THE GOLDEN RULE CHALLENGE

August 8, 2017

WRITING FUN For a most of my life I’ve been writing. Journals mostly. I collected thoughts and ideas about what was going on in my daily existence. These writings were somewhat random, with little discipline about subject or purpose. If you have followed this blog at all you’ll understand my “Apartheid Moment” and how that […]

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