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- 04/25/18--04:01: 10 Success Tips from Stephen King
- 06/01/18--04:01: Summer is Coming — Let’s Pimp & Promote!
- 06/29/18--04:01: Top 10 Success Tips From Cheryl Strayed
- 07/02/18--04:02: Pimp & Promote in the Dog Days of Summer
Last month, I shared J.K. Rowlings top tips on writing and success, and it was a tough choice between her and Stephen King. Those two write such wonderful books because they understand love and fear. Have you read Stephen King’s On Writing? Seen The Shawshank Redemption (my favorite movie ever) or The Green Mile? King is [...]
I first learned about the 12 Stages of Physical Intimacy from Linda Howard, who used to give a very popular talk on the subject based on the work of Desmond Morris, Intimate Behavior: A Zoologist’s Classic Study of Human Intimacy.
On the downside, Linda has stopped giving this workshop. On the upside, she has spoken [...]
Summer is coming up fast, and here at Writers in the Storm we’re marking the occasion with a little “Pimp and Promote.” Of course, this always costs us some money, because we have to go out and buy lots of books. But there will be awesome “beach read” sales in next few [...]
Over the last few months, I’ve shared “Top 10” lists from several authors on the topics of writing and success. This month I chose Cheryl Strayed, author of WILD (one of my favorite books), because she has so much practical wisdom to share about life. For years before WILD gained popularity, Strayed moonlighted as [...]
I thought of the title for this Pimp & Promote, then wondered where the term came from. So I looked it up. Here you go:
The dog days or dog days of summer are the hot, sultry days of summer. They were historically the period following the heliacal rising of the star Sirius, which Greek and Roman astrology connected with heat, drought, sudden thunderstorms, lethargy, fever, mad dogs, and bad luck. They [...]