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What Color Are You?

What Color Are You? It’s amazing in these enlightened times that I have to ask this question, but I do. I don’t mean are you white, or black, or brown, or any shade in between? We all know that doesn’t matter. Right? …Right? So let’s get to the real issue. What color are you—on the […]

Giving Thanks

What is Thanksgiving? We celebrate a lot on Thanksgiving. I thought about all I had to be thankful for and decided that every now and then I’d dedicate my blog to someone special on my list of those who need to be thanked. My wife is always at the top of the list, and my […]

Writing A Great Book

Mixing Concrete is Like Writing a Great Book I started out my “work life” mixing concrete. Concrete is extremely strong. It’s used for roads, for foundations that hold up skyscrapers and bridges, in dams that hold back rivers and lakes. There isn’t anything that can take the place of concrete. And the most amazing thing […]

How to Lose A Customer

Building Your Team Being an independent author/publisher means you have to do a hell of a lot more than write. Once you’re done writing, you have to work with a lot of vendors: content editor copy editor proofreader. Graphic designer for your book cover layout and formatting for both ebook and print Website design and […]




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    Ciao,

    Giacomo

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