Articles to check out

Ice cream, furniture, pizza, customer service, and condiments I hope your September is treating you well! Quick update: On Sept. 19, Patrons on Patreon get access to 3 new Rucksack Universe stories. They’ll be available worldwide Oct. 19, and I’ll be back soon with more about those. Main news… Check out these recent articles of … Read more

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Over 500 writing days! February 2019 writing report (plus an update on our busted little yellow car)

By the numbers, during February I wrote 40,040 words, at an average of 1,068 words per day. I wrote every day, which put my writing streak at… Dum-dah-dah-dum… 501 days in a row as of Feb. 28! I cracked the big 5-0-0! February’s scribbling puts me at 82,583 words for 2019—on track for 500,000 words … Read more

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50% off sale Rucksack Universe during Read an Ebook Week

I read my first ebooks in 2012, on an app on my iPod Touch. I was immediately taken—especially given the circumstances. My son was a few months old and having a cranky, cranky night. I spent a good hour or two with him in a carrier on my back, while I walked all over a … Read more

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January 2019 writing report

By the numbers, during January I wrote 42,543 words, at an average of 1,372 words per day. I wrote every day, which put my writing streak at 473 days in a row as of Jan. 31—in fact, I’m on pace to hit 500 days in a row around the end of February. I’m aiming for … Read more

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Business article: How to Use Collaborative Email to Convert Your Pre-Sale Leads

Sales is all about working with leads in a timely manner. But how can you do that with a small team and lots of email? I’m always amazed at the insights I gain from the people I talk with for articles. How to Use Collaborative Email to Convert Your Pre-Sale Leads | Outpost Blog

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Business article: Gmail for Your Business Email: Is the Paid Option Worth It?

Starting a business brings so many choices—and costs. Sometimes a new business wants to save money by using a free Gmail address. Here’s why that’s not a great idea… Gmail for Your Business Email: Is the Paid Option Worth It? | Outpost Blog

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Happy Holidays

Y’all, I just want to keep this simple. It’s the holidays, after all, and I know you’re busy. May your season be bright. May your 2019 be full of wanders and wonders. And may our friendship continue. All the best from my wee family to you. Happy Holidays to you and yours!

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Business article: Clean Up Your Email: Whip Your Inbox Into Shape in an Hour

Try as a I do to stay on top of email, sometimes I have to block out some time and really dig in—and now, thanks to working on this piece, I can do that much more effectively now: Full story: Clean Up Your Email: Whip Your Inbox Into Shape in an Hour

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Business article: Sharing Passwords Hurts Your Business—Do This Instead

Working on this article really brought home to me why you unique logins are really critical: Full story: Sharing Passwords Hurts Your Business—Do This Instead

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Business article: Out of Office Email: How to Handle Email When You’re On Vacation

Heading out of the office for the holidays? Here’s what to do before you leave: Full story: Out of Office Email: How to Handle Email When You’re On Vacation

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