Not a summary but a summation

Not a summary but a summation

While instructing a client on how to submit her book to Amazon to begin sales, I asked her to write a summary of the book. I realized afterward that I should have asked for a summation. From a popular online dictionary: Summary: a comprehensive and usually brief...
Overcoming Daily

Overcoming Daily

“The trouble with daily life,” someone once said, “it’s that it’s so daily.” And Daily is a giant. Writing is like that. It can be a day at the beach, sunny and warm; or a walk in the park, light and breezy; or a safari, peering through thick jungles hoping the...
To reify

To reify

You may know by now that to treat an abstract concept as real, or to turn an abstraction into reality, is to reify it. An idea, written down in a book, has been reified. Now it is an object that can be passed from hand to hand, examined at length. But reification is...
Document the process

Document the process

I was talking with a coach about what to say in blogging about my business. He said, “It’s simple. Just document the process.” Clear, concise, easy to remember. Well, yes, but what do I say to document the process? Pondering it, bells began to ring. (Visions of...