15 Best Gift Ideas for Thoughtful Writers and Poets

The writer in your life needs a gift, and who best to tell you the best gifts but another writer. This post looks at 15 unique gifts for writers with items that are on real author’s wishlists. It also includes comments as to why I love each item. 15 Best Gift Ideas for Thoughtful Writers […]

9 Reasons Why You Need to Upgrade Crowdfire

Blogging seems to be a constantly moving target. Every time you feel like you have finally mastered a part of the process, a Google alert or email announces some new change that completely changes at least a portion of the blogging experience. All these constant changes mean you sometimes need relevant help, and that’s why […]

How To Get To Know Your Novel Characters

Writer’s block. If you’ve been writing fiction for any time at all, it’s an evil you know entirely too well. Even the best ideas will sometimes flow into this invisible wall. Character development is one way to get passed that wall. One reason why some author’s end up stuck with writer’s block is that they […]

Why I’m Excited to be a Billionaire Blog Club Member

A few months ago, I invested in Billionaire Blog Club (BBC). When you sign up, your sign up for life. One price covers you for all time. It’s one of the best investments I’ve ever made in myself. Here’s why. Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. If you sign up through a link on this […]

This and That: Checking in With Wolfe Butler

Hello, readers! It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post about me. So much has been going on that I feel like I need to check in with my audience and give a quick update on everything from building a launch team to growing an ice plant. As a result, I’ve decided to take […]

The Versatile Blogger Award – Wolfe Butler’s Take

It was a wonderful surprise to sign on to Twitter a few days ago and see I was nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award by the lovely and talented blogger behind the Searching For Humor Blog. Now, let me start by saying I don’t understand these blog awards. I have seen several variations in my […]

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 Pinterest. More on that below and in a future […]

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 […]

Why You Should Drop Back And 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 a group of […]

7 Lessons About Blogging That Last Year Taught Us

The internet is a constantly evolving animal. Blogger advice received today might not be accurate tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean there is not lessons about blogging to be learned. Well, maybe not that quick. It does often seem like things change overnight. Last year was a huge year for blogging. That knowledge is a big […]