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Write Effective Web Content — New Online Course Launching Wednesday

Write Effective Web Content — New Online Course Launching Wednesday

I’ve been writing for the Web for nearly two decades–and as you might imagine, I’ve learned a lot in that time! So, I’ve developed a new course with Ed2Go called, Write Effective Web...
5 Facts About E-Book Publishing Every Author Should Know

5 Facts About E-Book Publishing Every Author Should Know

There was good news this month for e-book publishers with the release of Apple’s new iOS 8 operating system. See the announcement from Huff Post:...
What’s the E-Book Market Share?

What’s the E-Book Market Share?

E-books shook the publishing world like an F-1 race car accelerating from 0 to 60 in just 1.6 seconds. That’s fast–and ebooks have climbed even faster. I started publishing e-books way back when...
From Clay Tablets to the Web Infographic

From Clay Tablets to the Web Infographic

Writing for the Web is no longer the “future” of publishing–it’s the reality. When I started out here, way back in in 1997, the Web was still way taking baby steps through the Triassic...
There are many ways to volunteer!

There are many ways to volunteer!

I think volunteering is important–especially when volunteering helps me contribute to my community. Unfortunately, I don’t get a lot of time to do it. One thing I have discovered that I can do,...
Come to one of our free Credenda College Webinars

Come to one of our free Credenda College Webinars

I’ve been working at Crendenda — a virtual high school and college — since 2007! We’re one of the few online schools that offers synchronous learning opportunities as well as...

Do you prefer print books or e-books?

Do you read ebooks? I do–in fact, I love them! It appears that most of the world is also moving in this direction from the results of a Bookboon survey conducted in 2013–it indicates that 75% of...

The Age of the Infogram Has Arrived

I love infograms! Yes, we’ve been putting information into a visual format for years–but the infograms combine images and text in lots of new and exciting ways that are fun to create and...
Get Teens Involved in Books–Saskatoon & Regina Public Libraries Hold Book Trailer Contest

Get Teens Involved in Books–Saskatoon & Regina Public Libraries Hold Book Trailer Contest

If there’s one thing we all know, it’s that reading is good for young people. Beyond the basic literacy skills development, books can inform and inspire! I teach a completely online Library...
Tips for Increasing Your Twitter Popularity

Tips for Increasing Your Twitter Popularity

Twitter–do you love it or hate it? In this series of blog posts I’ve been describing the methods I use to make Twitter work for me and help other writers, bloggers, librarians, and teachers, find...
How I Use Twitter as a Writer

How I Use Twitter as a Writer

Many of us–writers, bloggers, librarians and teachers–have a love-hate relationship with Twitter. We’d love to know what it’s supposed to do, but hate to invest a ton of time to find...
How to Increase Your Followers on Twitter–and Why Writers Should!

How to Increase Your Followers on Twitter–and Why Writers Should!

Summer is over–well, the relaxed version of summer holidays anyway! That’s not to say a return to the world of schedules is a bad thing. I like to have my time structured because it helps me stay...
Examples of Metaphors and Similes

Examples of Metaphors and Similes

A week ago I taught a workshop–Show, Don’t Just Tell, at the Weyburn Public Library. It’s one of my favorites, as it lets me and my students wander off into dozens of different directions....
Increase Your Blog Traffic With the Google Keyword Tool

Increase Your Blog Traffic With the Google Keyword Tool

We all blog about different things. Technical instructions. Writing tips. How-to tutorials. The one thing every blogger has in common, though, is that they want readers for their content. As they say, the...
Tips for Making Money With Your E-Books

Tips for Making Money With Your E-Books

Well, the easy answer to how can you make money with your e-books is to write and self-publish a best seller! Okay, so maybe that won’t work for all of us. Smashwords, the #1 distributor for indie...
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