Google’s Wonder Wheel Works Wonders

I know I got carried away a little on the alliteration in the title.  But that doesn’t alter the fact that Google has a nifty tool to find related words to your keyword.  Here’s how it works: Type in your key word in the Google search box and hit enter At the top of the…

Considering Carlos Slim’s Investment In The New York Times

Carlos Slim Helu, currently the third richest person in the world, purchased a significant stake in the NYT not too long ago. Is he crazy?  I mean the print news business has been having terrible difficulties in recent years. For example, classified advertising revenue for the major papers — whether print or online — has declined…

Write Like You

Many writers grow up thinking that ideas for articles and books well up from living exciting and adventurous lives. That’s true for some writers (James Mitchner comes to mind), but for most it’s a myth. So relax, you don’t have to risk life and limb trekking through Pakistan to be a good writer. That’s a…