Paradise WIP – Chapter 17

Author’s Note: Hello, dear readers! Thank you for coming back to read the next chapter in Paradise, my science fiction work-in-progress. Each week I share a chapter of the saga as I write it. The entire story so far is available online. Please keep in mind that this is a first draft, and be kind as […]

The Smartest 15 Ways to Deal With Difficult People

Anyone who has spent some time working in a customer service field knows just how quickly things can turn ugly. Learning to deal with difficult people it a valuable life lesson learned. Usually, it starts simply. Something might not have been ready on time. The product purchased might have failed. It might just be a […]

Tale of a New Blogger – Part 6

Pity-Parties and Successes I’m having quite a lot of difficulty writing this month’s post. As you read last month in Part 5, April was a little of a disappointment. Okay, so that may be a bit of an understatement. Since I am sharing the real blogging experience with this series, I am going to flat out tell […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 16

Author’s Note: Hello, dear readers. Thank you for continuing to share in my journey of writing a new science fiction novel. This week’s chapter picks up the continue conversation in the med bay between Roman, Max and Sam. Decisions are made and a new mission is started. If you are new to this story, you can […]

Why Bloggers Should Include Pinterest Pins in Their Posts

Why Bloggers Should Include Pinterest Pins in Their Posts If you are a blogger and not using PInterest, you need to change that today. Many blogs are getting 400,000 or more pages views each month almost exclusively from PInterest. I am not one of those bloggers – yet. However, I am seeing big gains from […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 15

Author’s Introduction: Welcome to the next chapter of the science fiction, work-in-progress, Paradise. Last week, we were left with the thought that everything had to change. That conversation continues this week. If you are new to this story, chapters 1-14 are all online. The tale is being shared as it is written. That means it’s […]

Q&A With Wolfe Butler by Kristy Jo Volchko

Q&A With Wolfe Butler by Kristy Jo Volchko I had the wonderful privilege of being interviewed by Kristy Jo Volchko on her site recently. Mostly we talked about my book, Getting Home, but she also asked some additional interesting questions. You can read the complete interview through the link below. via Q&A With Wolfe Butler

When You Are Stumped By Your About Page

When You Are Stumped By Your About Page As the Toby Keith song goes, “I wanna talk about me.” Well, not really, and that was kind of the problem with my About Page. It’s not always easy for me to talk about me. I know there is probably some standard format that should be used […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 14

Hello readers! I am happy to present chapter 14 of my current work-in-progress, and also happy to report that I have been writing actively. That means that the next two chapters are complete and the third is well under way. If you are new to this series, Paradise is the working title of my sci-fi […]

Sometimes You Punt

Sometimes You Punt Lesson 15: I’ve Learned that sometimes you sprint for the goal line, and sometimes you fall back and punt. If you know me at all, you are probably a little surprised that this I’ve Learned installment is starting with a sports metaphor. It’s not that I don’t like sports. Watching football with […]