No Ancient Palms

I learn something every day. Kind of impossible not to, unless you’re living with your head stuck in the sand. And some of the things I learn are fascinating to me primarily because they shake up one of my long-held beliefs, or paradigms. The other day at one of my...

Free is still a very good price

I’ve been working to grow my business, now legally registered as JanBonoBooks. It took me almost six years to come to this, and I’m concentrating my business efforts now solely on writing, editing, and assisting other writers through workshops and one-on-one coaching....

Very Punny

As I’ve mentioned before, I love word play, in all forms, from a good game of Scrabble to a twisted ending on a bad joke. So I was delighted last week when I sent a simple business email to a friend of mine, and for the next few minutes we flipped thematic puns back...

Treading Water

I consider myself a person of action—give me something specific to do, and I’ll get right on it. I’m not one to procrastinate when I have an assigned task. I know that if I put it off, other things will distract me and it’s likely I won’t remember to go back and do it...

Six-week check up

Amazingly, we’ve already passed the six week mark into 2012. Just as amazingly, there are people who actually believe that once you’ve blown your New Year’s Resolutions, you get a reprieve from any thought of self-improvement until next January. Let me say this about...
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