A nearly daily task for a used book dealer is pricing books purchased for resale. Here are pricing guidelines and factors to consider.
In this article Brian says why Kalamazoo, Michigan, is a favorable place to retire and describes the retirement experiences of some in-law relations and some acquaintances as well as of his wife and himself.
Using the tools and techniques of mind-mapping, WorkFlowy, and spiral-writing is helping me to write even more and even better fiction, essays, articles, correspondence, and posts.
While my wife and I were living in Marquette, Michigan in the early 2000s, I took a creative writing class in the Arts and Culture Center in the public library. In one class, the instructor taught us this memories graph writing prompt technique.
While writing a story, a handy tool when choosing a character's attitudes, reactions, and inner motivations is the enneagram of personality.
There are many online articles on the origins of the enneagram of personality, but most have a school of thought bias. Focusing on 6 pivotal innovators, I've aimed to provide an evenhanded overview of the early history.
Some years ago in a previous location I often participated in a monthly poetry party. Here is what I learned by observation about hosting such a gathering.
Marquette is a small city, but the largest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is a university town, a Great Lakes port, and a regional hub of commerce, culture, and recreation.
Here are 10 easy techniques to help you be attentively aware of the now-passing moment. The tips are as simple as observing your breathing and as fun as pretending you are acting for a movie director.
In Kalamazoo, my wife and I have experienced satisfying work, enjoyable and meaningful activities, and a good life on modest incomes.
Novice book collectors and sellers want to learn the meanings of the jargon antiquarian booksellers use in their quotes and catalogs to describe the physical condition of books. Here is a glossary.