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Stephen Lawrence Brayton's Blog – August 2013 Archive (5)

Adult Truth #11

#11You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you know that you just aren't going to do anything productive for the rest of the day.”

I have to credit Todd Stone for inspiration on this discussion. Stone is the author of The Novelist Boot Camp, a how-to book geared to help writers not only develop ideas but in laying out a schedule and a process for writing and editing…

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Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 30, 2013 at 8:31pm — No Comments

A Call For Mallory

Mallory silhouette I need Mallory Petersen!

Actually, I need a Mallory Petersen. This is your time to step up and be noticed. I'm looking for a person to be my representative Mallory Petersen.

Who is Mallory? Well, if you've been reading my two books, Beta and Alpha (and if you haven't, get to it already) you'll know I'm talking about my heroine who is a Fourth Degree Black Belt in taekwondo…

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Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 23, 2013 at 7:11am — No Comments

Little Things Left Behind

left behind pic Last week I finished listening to an audio book about dogs and the author's relating how they act to life issues. One of the things he discussed was not letting little things become big worries.

The next day I drove up to the shower house and taking my shampoo bottle from duffel bag I realized that soon I would have to buy a new bottle. This caused me to think about little things. Not how…

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Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 17, 2013 at 12:20am — No Comments

Talk, Talk

mouth_speaking_by_naraosga_stock This evening I had a problem that relates a bit to the previous four weeks' discussion of business etiquette. I don't want to call it Part 5 but it could be viewed as a sixth point to be discussed.

I also debated on how to approach this topic because I don't want this blog to turn political in nature and I'm concerned that parts of this discussion might stray near the line or…

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Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 9, 2013 at 8:06am — No Comments

Business Etiquette, Part IV

business etiquette pic I didn't realize when I started this that it would take a month to complete. But, as I typed these one right after the other, I realized I didn't have to worry about blogging ideas for four weeks. Thus the benefit of multiple part blogs. I could have been mean and written one long blog, but I'd lose readers. Plus, I draw out the fun when you have to come back for more.

Anyway, last…

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Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 2, 2013 at 7:46am — No Comments

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