7 Mistakes When Submitting Guest Posts…And How to Avoid Them

How NOT to Submit a Guest Post

Email Message: Hi Marcie My name is Raphael ____. I am so excited to send you my guest post. The title is: How to Write an Internet Marketing Plan You can find my article in the attachement Thank you for your time Raphael Bio: Raphael _____ is a blogger, freelance writer, he is a motivated […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Successful Training Sessions


I am currently receiving training on how to teach other people how to use a new software program. I have a learned during my short time in this role and I’d like to share a few lessons on how to conduct successful training sessions. Training Do’s Set expectations with your group in the beginning. This […]

15 Ironies of the Lives of Pullman Porters

The Pullman Porters were the black men, initially formerly enslaved persons, who worked in servant positions at the Pullman Palace Car Company. Read more about them and their challenges in my book review on A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter – Patricia and Fredrick McKissack. Many were smiling on the outside […]

Book Review: A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter

A Long Hard Journey - Pullman Porters

  I really enjoyed reading A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack as it highlighted the lives and challenges of the Pullman Porters. These black men and women provided upscale service to the mostly white riders of the sleeping cars produced by the Pullman Palace Car Company. […]

Book Marketing Tips from 3rd Annual Writers Block Party

I was going through my notes from the 3rd Annual Writer’s Block Party where I was a panelist with fabulous book writing and publishing professionals: Libby Fischer Hellman, Dan Burns, Mare Swallow and Dana Kaye.  Book Marketing Tips from the Writer’s Block Party Partner with authors within the same genre to create book bundles Hold […]

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