The stories in Hearts Linked by Courage from the CMHA York and South Simcoe Speakers’ Bureau both educate and inspire, and address the many choices and turning points in each journey. They instil confidence and belief that, no matter the circumstance, we are strong enough to rise above the most challenging situations life can dish out. They have opened their hearts, bared their souls, and bravely revealed to us the light at the end of the tunnel.
If you daydream often, or lay awake thinking and imagining what it would be like to have . . . more confidence, a larger network, loving relationships, your own business, meaningful success, or yes, even your name on a book you’ve authored. . . I’m here to tell you it is possible. Here’s how.
If this question was posed to you personally, you might say yes or no, depending on what your favourite genre was, and/or what your literary influences have been to date. You’d also likely agree that you have indeed read books you didn’t think were quite worthy of being published. . .
Millennial author, Sarah Williams, has put her heart and soul into “Growing You – Your journey inward begins at this place.” What an inspiration. “Growing You” imparts Sarah’s ideas on gaining wellness through a holistic perspective, beginning with an exploration of the thoughts we have and the actions that evolve as a result.
Whether selecting an image or hiring an artist, look at the principles and elements of design each convey. There are many, and it would take forever to go through them all, but the main ones to pay attention to are line, colour, texture, balance, emphasis, movement, and unity.
Jenna Stewart is a passionate and talented artist, I C Publishing author, and our illustrator extraordinaire. In this post, Jenna imparts her youthful wisdom and experience on how art tells a story, and how embracing this will help you as an author and business owner.
Stories and Lessons from My Father’s Life by author, Mark Pezzelato, is a collection of true and beautifully written short stories. Mark thoughtfully shares the struggles and lessons his father experienced in order to begin a new life of freedom and happiness for the future generations of his family.
Here are 5 steps that are ideal to complete before submitting your manuscript to an editor or publisher for consideration. Prior to this, you could be working with an editor and/or writing coach to flesh out your work as discussed in my last blog post.
Hiring a writing coach can move you from stuck to unstuck, breathe life into a great concept, and move you forward when you are ready; check out these 4 great reasons to hire a writing coach, and see if it’s time to ask for the support you need.
If you want to build rapport and a positive impression with others, free of distracting typos and incomplete thoughts, these 10 must-dos for everyday writing will help significantly. Remember that everything we do and say, and write and create, says something about us.