Opportunity Seldom Makes House Calls

The cliché says when opportunity knocks, get up and answer the door. However, Opportunity is very busy and often can’t commit to making house calls. That doesn’t mean he’s out of business. He just takes a little more effort to contact. This rehashing of a familiar metaphor is really trying to illustrate that opportunities don’t… Continue reading Opportunity Seldom Makes House Calls


Imagining Underwear (and Other Myths About Stage Fright)

You’re probably reading my post right now with a small frown on your face, wondering what stage fright has to do with writing. The truth is that writers have to be much more public and active with their readers and customers today than they had to even twenty years ago. With the decline of publisher-paid… Continue reading Imagining Underwear (and Other Myths About Stage Fright)