I was raised to believe that if you were asked to speak at a family occasion, you couldn’t just get up there, spout a few clichés and call it a day. Life only presented you with a finite number of opportunities to speak from the heart about the people you loved. When it was your turn, you had to rise to the occasion with eloquence and grace.
In the summer of 2016, before the term “Trump Administration” had entered the lexicon, the New Yorker published a story about the ghostwriter who’d penned Donald Trump’s massively successful 1987 break-out memoir/business-advice book, The Art of the Deal.
April 17, 2017Posted on
Sometimes people considering self-publishing a book to position themselves as experts in their field say, “I’d write the book myself if I had the time.” I have no doubt they genuinely believe time is the only thing preventing them from writing a book that will win them clients, media attention and speaking gigs.
April 15, 2017Posted on