Archive for May 27th, 2017

Mental Health Awareness Month: Schizophrenia.

Mental Health Awareness! Good info!

Schizophrenia is a serious disorder which affects how a person thinks, feels and acts. Someone with schizophrenia may have difficulty distinguishing between what is real and what is imaginary; may beunresponsive or withdrawn; and may have difficulty expressing normal emotions in social situations. Schizophrenia is a devastating disorder for most people who are afflicted, and very costly for families and society.

“The overall U.S. 2002 cost of schizophrenia was estimated to be $62.7 billion, with $22.7 billion excess direct health care cost ($7.0 billion outpatient, $5.0 billion drugs, $2.8 billion inpatient, $8.0 billion long-term care). (source: Analysis Group, Inc.).

“Schizophrenia is a disease that typically begins in early adulthood. It starts between the ages of 15 and 25. Men tend to get develop schizophrenia earlier than women and most males become ill between 16 and 25 years old. Most females develop symptoms several years later, and the incidence in…

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Spring Gift Card Giveaway! #BookBub

12 amazing authors are giving away a $60 Amazon Giftcard! Just follow them on BookBub! That’s it! Hurry and enter now! Giveaway ends 5/31/17

General Link to the RAFFLECOPTER Giveaway

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The Importance of the Book Pre-Order to Authors

A Writer's Path

by John Briggs

Does it really matter if you order a book online before its official release date? Before its “book birthday” as they say in publishing? Well, maybe not to the reader, who’s happy to get the book they want to read when they want to read it, but pre-orders can make a huge difference to a book’s success.

How does a pre-order change the odds compared to a regular order?

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