Posted in May 2012

5 Myths About E-Books Busted


  When I talk to self-publishers out there, I find that they have several misconceptions about e-books. Here are the myths: 1.  My book will do much better as an e-book because it will be more accessible to readers. 2.  Most people have e-readers now anyway. 3.  Customers can check out e-books from the library … Continue reading

10 Cheap Yet Fun Summer Activities for Kids


Summer is here, and if you are like me, the money isn’t there for trips to the zoo, water parks or amusement parks.  What to do?  Kids need stimulation, and will get bored very quickly sitting around playing video games and watching television.  These two activities are the biggest time wasters and usually do not … Continue reading

Men In Black 3: A Nice Capstone to the Trilogy


Every trilogy must have a capstone film.  Return of the Jedi is the capstone for the Star Wars saga because it ties all the loose ends together and gives us more connections between characters that we did not realize or that were not revealed in the first two films.  The Last Crusade was a capstone … Continue reading

How to Use Scrivener to Write a Screenplay


Scrivener is probably the best word processor available.  Most writers like myself who have been writing for a long time will find Scrivener a welcome addition to their desktop.  I use the program exclusively to write novels, but it has many other functions, one of which is screenwriting. Here are the steps: First, open a … Continue reading