You Can Touch But Don’t Feel

A Truth of Our Digital Age

[A chilling comment found scribbled in the margin of a book… a feeling, when reading it, you’ll never experience with an eBook.] “My name is—smudged and could not read—from Vilna. The Nazis are coming to my town. I have studied up to this spot. If this book survives me, please start learning from here in […]

CYNEFIN | Moments of Beauty, Love and Humor

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THE SITE IS LIVE AND WE ARE IN BETA TESTING THROUGH JULY 31, 2017. PRODUCTS ARE LOADING DURING THIS PERIOD AND OUR ORDER PURCHASE AND CHECKOUT SYSTEM IS IN PLACE AS WE TEST IT WITH SELECT BUYERS. www.CYNEFIN.life I’m inspired by words, phrases, and images; my list of ideas from them seems endless (many have […]

On This Day… We Stood With Our Allies

In these times, when an American president won’t state we’ll stand by our Allies… lest we forget… 73 years ago we did stand together to fight and defeat a great evil. On July 25, 1998 I sat in a theater and never have I had a more gut-wrenching moment brought about by a movie opening. […]

The Center That Holds

The Vital Cornerstones of a Life

I answered the phone, and after the “Hi, how’re you doing,” he started the conversation with: “I believe many of these students have already formed the way they view life. If they don’t have basic honesty as part of who they are…” It was Tom Faught, one of my authors on the phone; he’d emailed […]

It All Started For Beth With A Comic Book

An Excerpt from UNION STATION

She lived two lives… Five days a week Elizabeth Holloway crossed the Great Hall through its morning setting of dark-to-light-to-dark again. Its vaulted skylight, above the enormous wooden benches, illumined some people and cast others in shadow. She wondered about those she saw in the same seat every day. Did those who sat in darkness […]

The Soundtrack of My Life is not made up of #1s

The songs you love the most, the soundtrack of your life–almost none of them were #1 on the Billboard charts. And the same goes for the books that changed the way you see the world or the lessons that have transformed your life.” –Seth Godin I can’t think of anyone that I’ve met–who had depth–whose […]

Product Placement and How It Aids Book Discoverability

For relatively unknown authors, a good or well-written book sells because it becomes discovered… then appreciated and word spreads. Early on, when marketing so that it can be found by readers who will have interest, placing them for the highest visibility and discoverability is extremely important.