The Debate Rages On And I’m Jumping Right In The Middle Of It

I’m a bit late with this post. To bring you up to speed on where I am with the book, on March 31 I submitted the first draft to my editor. It is still with her. I think this is great progress. When discussing a time frame with my editor back in November, I mentioned…

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The Illusion of Words Per Page

Current word count: 12,863. Two Areas Of Improvement I’ve had a difficult time keeping a consistent schedule over the past few weeks. Earlier, I set a goal of 2,000 words per week. But I’ve already missed this number several times. There are two things keeping me from reaching that goal: 1. Current schedule and management…

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Write Until You’re Done

On January 4, the chapter 1 draft came back from my editor. I sent it to her just before the holidays. There were minor changes and suggestions. One great suggestion was on paragraphs. play pause 3 Minutes12 Seconds Each paragraph should be shortened to three or four sentences and contain one idea. Each sentence should…

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The Slow Crawl To Page One

DAY 35 Into The Wild Pinterest Adraft. Finally a draft if only one chapter. And not exactly into the wild but to my editor. At times it has been a slow crawl. More from not knowing what happens next than some amount of time passing by. But things are now starting to fall into place.…

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Pen Getting Closer To Paper

Today I spoke with my editor to see what we need to do now that the brain dump and audience have been defined.  Below is an outline of our conversation. Since my last post, I worked on getting an initial brain dump to the editor.  We set a deadline of Dec 9.  I was able…

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Working Toward Step One

Deciding on the right MBA program usually evolves into a journey.  Unless you are born knowing Harvard is the only school for you, the hours, days and months of research must begin at some point.  Perhaps your undergraduate school can provide some guidance.  Maybe you know some friends that can offer suggestions.  But in the…

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Book Title: Career Forward Subtitle: Do You Need An MBA To Advance? You’ve made the decision to pursue an MBA. You’ve found there are better options than being out of work for two years and accumulating $100,000 of debt. But are you aware of the advantages and disadvantages of each option? Did you know there…

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