The Countries That Jail Th...

By the end of 2014, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) had identified 221 journalists in prison across the world, the second highest number since the organization started recording these figures in 1990. China and Iran were the worst offenders, holding a third of all journalists jailed globally. In 2013, China imprisoned 32 journalists for their work and this increased to 44 by December 2014....

Recommendation of FIELDBOO...

Smarter—Step by StepCatch Problems Early  Grasp Issues Quickly Take Action Decisively   2 minutes each week to help you execute on your goals from Jean Moroney Issue #71 I. Recommendation of FIELDBOOK: A Digital Tool to Simplify Complex Lists II. Last call on survey on time problems III. Recent Posts on the Blog ========= I. Recommendation of FIELDBOOK: A Digital Tool to...

Review Copies and Why they...

Dear Publisher Folk, Friends & Family: The sale of review copies by reviewers and book review publications is always a point of controversy and misunderstanding — especially on the part of self-published authors and small press publishers who are new to the publishing industry. On this particular subject I speak from some 39 years of professional experience as a book reviewer, as the editor of...

How Objectivity Helps You ...

Smarter—Step by StepCatch Problems Early Grasp Issues Quickly Take Action Decisively   2 minutes each week to help you execute on your goals from Jean Moroney Issue #70 I. How Objectivity Helps You Change Your Mind II. Please fill out my survey on time problems III. Recent Posts on the Blog ========= I. How Objectivity Helps You Change Your Mind A recent article in...

The Countries Where People...

The following comes from Niall McCarthy of Statista. I felt it provides interesting stats for research on writing. I always enjoy the charts from Statista. The standard 40-hour working week is definitely a myth in Turkey, according to research conducted by the OECD. 43 percent of Turkish employees put in a shift in excess of 50 hours every week. That amounts to approximately 1,855 hours every...

Floating Book Club Launche...

ADVENTURE CANADA LAUNCHES FIRST-EVER FLOATING BOOK CLUB, CO-HOSTED BY CANADA’S BESTSELLING AUTHORS Join Kathleen Winter, Doug Gibson and Terry Fallis aboard Newfoundland & Wild Labrador from July 5 – 17, 2015 Port Credit, ON. February 18, 2015: Storytelling is at the core of each Adventure Canada expedition. Travellers journey both by sea and through the music, artwork...

Using “Decision Time...

Smarter—Step by StepCatch Problems Early Grasp Issues Quickly Take Action Decisively   2 minutes each week to help you execute on your goals from Jean Moroney Issue #69 I. Using “Decision Time” to Get Traction on a Project II. Now Available: Smarter Starter Kit III. Recent Posts on the Blog ========= I. Using “Decision Time” to Get Traction on a...

How to Make Sure Your Brea...

Smarter—Step by Step Catch Problems Early  Grasp Issues Quickly Take Action Decisively   2 minutes each week to help you execute on your goals from Jean Moroney Issue #68 I. How to Make Sure Your Break Doesn’t Turn into Procrastination II. Tap Your Own Brilliance CD/MP3 Set III. Recent Posts on the Blog ========= I. How to Make Sure Your Break Doesn’t Turn into...
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