My First Business Failed. Here’s What I’ve Learned for the Next One.

I failed. My business was losing money, and I was missing the energy and motivation to sustain it. It wasn’t always that way. When I started my business, I wanted it to be full of handmade products. I felt passionate about creating items with my hands. Handmade companies take a lot of time and money,…

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The Importance of a Good Editor by Carl Schmidt

An editor doesn’t just alert you to mistakes in spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation; editing goes way beyond that. Your story needs to be consistent, factually correct, clear, and succinct. This might sound obvious, but when you are dealing with a 90,000-word novel, there are plenty of ways to muck it up on every single page.

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Where to Find Free Images for your Blog

I use stock photos all the time on my blog. However, digital images used for online and print marketing materials can be pricey, and I just don’t have the funds.

I have compiled a list of resources to look for free stock images and vectors (CC0, Public Domain) that can be used, manipulated, and reproduced for most, if not all your needs.

I hope this list will come in handy.

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