Archive for month: November, 2010

TV: Still Worth It For Ministries?

TV or not TV. That is the question many ministries are wrestling with these days. Rest assured though, the question of impact is not the issue. Television is still far and wide the most influential of all the mass media options, consumed by 99% of American households. According to Nielsen, the average adult is on […]

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Get in the Game

In all the fields we’ve worked in, with all the different artists, authors, business persons, preachers and so forth, I’ve yet to find an achiever who hasn’t plunged the depths of despair at times. A little known truth is that most big shots are having plenty of failures — critical, artistic, business, etc — all […]

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Taking Your Own Advice

Testimonials are a powerful thing for any organization. Below is a testimonial from one of our clients, Cathi Brese Doebler, which as it turns out stands quite nicely as a relevant blog post. Last year Cathi released her first book, Ditch the Joneses, Discover Your Family, and coming to Vaughn Street for author development and […]

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Before You Sign That Book Contract…

Be sure you’ve retained the rights to the many spin-off possibilities, like: – Curriculum – Audio versions – White papers – Interactive mobile and tablet applications (iPad, iPhone, Android, etc) This is not legal advice, but you might consider language to this effect: “Author retains the right to create and sell products using the book […]

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A Worthless Loser or a Pro?

There’s a story Steven Pressfield tells in his book The War of Art. He’s written some best sellers including The Legend of Bagger Vance, Gates of Fire and Tides of War. His books are reportedly used by Oxford history dons. He was 42 years old and had given up a lot for his craft as […]

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