Rick Starkey

Too busy to write?

Okay, I’ve had a very busy week.  Lots going on, more than normal.  How does one find time to work on their writing when they don’t have time to write?  Writing is, well, actually more than just writing. … Read More

Black Friday, not just for money.

It’s Black Friday!  To business owners, this is the day to get out of the red and into the black on their bottom line.  To consumers, it is a day for sales, and going into the red and… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hi, just wanted to tell everyone Happy Thanksgiving.   That’s all.

Pick and Choose

Do you write articles for magazines that post a list of themes? Do you write one for each theme that is listed, or do you pick and choose? For some writers it is fine to write something for… Read More

Learning to blog.

Yep, the best way to learn is to do, so, I’m learning to blog.  Any suggestions or ideas are welcome.    


Ok, you get sorta good news from a publisher, but it’s not a sale yet. Do you tell anyone? Does it jinx the deal if you tell. Do you keep quiet? It’s your own little secret. What do… Read More

Ideas are everywhere!

You get ideas while you drive, shower, and work. Or when you try to fall asleep, or just free write. You sit at your desk ready to write and nothing happens. That’s fine, you say. I’ll check my… Read More

Rick Starkey

Hi all. Here we go!