Power Tools: Trello

In taking the most active approach to my writing career as I can, I’ve opted to look at my creative activity as a business, a profit generating enterprise. An essential aspect to any business, especially one that runs on cycles of creation and consumption, project management is crucial to the operation. For this week’s blog, I wanted to share one of my favorite project management tools: Trello.

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The Book Bid’niss: Valuable Business Concepts I Use as a Writer

Here’s a true story: the degree I’ve earned is in Business (specifically Business Administration, Management, & Marketing) and not in English. How’s that for a revelation coming from a writer? I love literature and I love being creative — I also have a very punk rock “do it yourself” mentality; couple that with my formal training and I can find ways to make my ideas work for me. Business can be a scary word, vulgar even, when it comes to subjecting your endeared creative work to its perverse nature — you don’t have to think like that. You can navigate the book business, the self-published author business, and I wanted to share what works for me. Continue reading “The Book Bid’niss: Valuable Business Concepts I Use as a Writer”

Well I Guess This is Growing Up.

Getting old sucks. There was a day and time in my life where I would like my wild opinions and venomous words run roughshod and the consequences be damned. As I’m lying awake last night, letting my anxiety use my waking hours as a playground, I come to realize that those days are over for me. Forever. Continue reading “Well I Guess This is Growing Up.”