Product, price, promotion, placement, phases, platform, production. The first four are the classic four P’s of marketing. I have added… Read more Production: the process of writing
I hadn’t realized how out of practice I had become—for forty years I had squeezed out adjectives and adverbs to… Read more Honing my Writing Skills
One of the Loft classes I took was called, Finish that Book! taught by Kathleen Eagle, a romance writer. Years… Read more Finish that Book!
This year I will be launching a book, LET ME IN: A Japanese American Woman Crashes the Corporate Club 1976-1996.… Read more The Year of the Book Launch: LET ME IN
Deleted Scenes: As I enter the turn in the self-publishing process, I thought it might be fun to post some… Read more Knocking on Doors, Deleted Scenes
A funny thing happened on the way through life. People around me got old. My brothers, my sisters, my mom… Read more Old Woman, Young Woman
I have begun the task of transcribing the diaries of my mother. My sister, Kathryn, found them in Mom’s dresser… Read more Diaries of a Young Woman
I have been getting mixed signals about the connotation of the term “liberated” in my working title. How do you… Read more What about “Liberated Life”?
I am about seven months into my new career, with only a few shiny objects that have crossed my path–one… Read more Lessons from a Liberated Life–Status update
I began this memoir 35 years ago, when I was in the midst of the first years of my business… Read more Working Title: Lessons from a Liberated Life