Why I don’t Capitalize Deity Pronouns!

Tightening up your writing to the Chicago Manual of Style.

It seems like a strange thing to say; I don’t capitalize pronouns referring to God’s deity. The instructor hands back your paper and asks you to make lower-case all pronouns, what do you do? This is something writers have struggled with for years. So, is it right to capitalize pronouns referencing God?

This topic is one that causes some to cringe but others praise. I often stumble as a writer in which direction do I write. In my blog, I’ve gone back and forth on this issue. I have since come to the realization it is improper to capitalize pronouns.

091: Dominate your Email Inbox Using This Proven Method.

Take care of email the right way so you can focus on the right thing.

Do you look at the thousands of unread emails in your inbox and wonder if you’ll ever get to them? I can’t tell you how often someone asks me how I deal with 5 different email accounts. It’s easier than you think.

In today’s episode, I’m going to dive into 4 things I do daily to keep my email under control. If you follow these simple steps, your email will no longer control you, you’ll control it. I also have some exciting things I’ve been working while on hiatus and can’t wait to share them with you.

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A Quick 3-Step Guide to Creating an About Page

My secret recipe for looking professional as a blogger.

The biggest issue bloggers face is the dreaded about page! We know we need one, but the idea of writing about yourself makes you shutter with fear.

What is the first page you visit on a new website? My guess, it’s the about page. I find a lot of bloggers don’t put the time or attention into creating a proper it’s all about me page.

The Best is Yet to Come!

My 2017 Survey Results

Last week, I launched my annual reader survey. This survey is designed to help me create more relevant content for you. This blog is a relationship and the road goes both ways.

This is why I do this survey. I want to give you a voice in what I write and create. This year’s survey was not the success that I was hoping for. Maybe it was the timing and maybe people are tired of taking surveys.

Take Your Outlining to the Next Level With these 3 ideas!

How to write better today!

Writing a book is a very satisfying accomplishment, but also a time-consuming ordeal. How do you get your book written in a timely manner? Should you outline or simply fly by the seat of your pants?

This past weekend I finished writing the first draft to a children’s book and started my next novel. I didn’t do a whole lot on this blog, simply because I am working toward getting some books out of me and onto paper. But one thing I’ve been asked is, “How do you keep your book organized and written in such a short time?

Please take my 2017 Survey!

Help me create content that helps you succeed in life!

The J B Sisam Show is on hiatus this week and will return in a few weeks. To listen to past episodes you can click here! Thank you for your patience.

I want to make sure my blog is serving your needs and delivering the best of quality in content. But I can’t deliver what you need unless I learn more about you and your desires and needs. This is why I created my 2017 Reader Survey.

Would you be willing to take just a few short minutes and fill out this survey? I promise it’s painless and really simple. There are only 4 sets of questions.

By filling out this survey, you’re ultimately helping create a better experience for you. Your input is so important to me. The survey is super easy to fill out, and the results are anonymous. It shouldn’t’ take more than a couple minutes.

TAKE ME TO THE SURVEY!

Thanks for your help!

7 Fast Fix It Solutions for Writer’s Block

Use these templates to spark your next blog post.

Blogging is hard work. You put in the time, you write good content, but there are those days when you stare at a blinking cursor. How often do you suffer from writer’s block?

Used under Creative Commons Drew Coffman | Writer’s Block, Flickr.com

Think about the hours you spend on your writing. Now, multiply that by the hours you scratch your head on what to write for Monday’s blog post.

090: Why I’m Using Convertkit for All My Email Marketing.

Why I switched from MailChimp to ConvertKit

If you follow any blog, it’s no surprise you’ll find some type of opt-in or someone asking you to join their email newsletter. I have done something that I’m proud of and I know will change the game on my website.

In today’s episode, we’re talking about my recent switch from MailChimp to ConvertKit and how my decision can help you and your online endeavors. It doesn’t matter if you have a blog, church website, online or offline business, email marketing can be beneficial and I’ll explain why.

3 Secrets Editors Know That You Don’t.

How I Improved my Message by Spending a Little Money.

Writers, write and Editors, edit. It’s the necessary cycle of every book, blog post, and article. But one thing is certain if you don’t edit your work, your readers will.

We get so excited to write our stories down that we forget one of the most important parts of writing is hiring an editor. This one person can take your manuscript and help you massage your message.

089: This One Habit Will Put You In The Top 1% of Experts.

Why You Should Read a Book a Month.

Let me ask you this question, do you want to be considered an expert in your field? By developing the habit of reading a book a month, you can become an international expert and a top earner.

In today’s episode, we’re diving into the topic of reading and why you should read at least 1 hour every day. But the reality, most people in America don’t read and nearly 1/4 of all adults have not read a book in the past year. We’re also going back into the ABC’s of Blogging. Today’s letter, “G”!

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