Tip: What makes you buy a book? Is it the cover? The blurb? The first pages? Or the writer’s name? What about your books would make a reader pick them up?

Thought: “Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy, satisfied, even joyous. That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor.” – Paul Hawken

Teaser: Write two scenes – one dark, one light – using the following: sunrise, dust motes, money