July 4, 2023

Featured book: Steal Like An Artist

If you need a prompt to get creative read Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon. Here are his own words, which can’t be bettered (but the emphasis is mine): ‘Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the products you want to use—do the work you want to see done.’ Steal Like An Artist on Amazon

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Why your book needs a stylesheet

A cheat sheet for your book. Why WOULDN’T you want one? Let’s start with a brief definition: a stylesheet is a document that records your decisions as an author. To really over-simplify, your book consists of two major components: the Big Picture (structure, etc), and the Nuts and Bolts (words and details). A stylesheet is about defining the Nuts and Bolts, rather than the Big Picture. We’ll deal with that in another post (or you

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