Abracadabra Tut book trailer video coming soon!
These days, every book deserves a video book trailer. Like cell phones, they’re ubiquitous. New book, new trailer. It’s part of the package. Social media has made self-promotion easy. All you need to do is be relentless. To meet the book trailer expectation, blockbusters from large publishing houses hire full-on production teams to tempt readers to buy the latest from this or that author. Other authors whose publishers don’t have the budget for a book trailer have to figure t
An Ode to the Ticonderoga #2 Pencil
True confession. I’m in love with my Dixon Ticonderoga #2 pencils. No other brand does it for me. While other pencils imitate the canary yellow color and plump pink erasers, they lack what every pencil should do best: perform. Here’s the thing about a #2 Ticonderoga. First, it doesn’t shred or break when sharpened, not even the first time. The tip goes in flat and comes out pointed. Period – so to speak. No jaggedy shards blister off to annoy you with splinters. There are nev