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Reclaim Your Personal Power

  RECLAIM YOUR PERSONAL POWER By Vicki Hinze     We hear a lot about empowerment.  We don’t hear a lot about exercising our own personal power—and it’s that part of empowerment we can control. Making decisions that directly impact [...]

When Your Best-Laid Plans Go Up in Smoke

  When Your Best-Laid Plans Go Up in Smoke   By   Vicki Hinze     Things happen that are firmly outside of our control. That’s one of the most difficult-to- accept challenges in life.   For authors, if that [...]

Are You Mr. or Ms. Fix-It?

Are You Mr. or Ms. Fix-It?   By   Vicki Hinze   Most of us hate to see anyone struggling. The moment we do, our natural instinct is to jump in and fix whatever in their life is broken so that they can put the struggle behind [...]

Want or Need to Win? Lessons from the Ten-Cent Maid

  Want or Need to Win? Lessons from the Ten-Cent Maid   By   Vicki Hinze     Many years ago in school, there was a contest for the homecoming court. Everyone was to sell votes for a dime. This was one of the school’s [...]

The Difference Between a Writer and an Author

  The Difference Between a Writer and an Author by Vicki Hinze   When I was a new writer, I went to a conference and attended a workshop.  In it, the presenter said a writer was an unpublished novelist and, once that writer became [...]

12 Tips for Holiday Bliss: Part 1

12 Tips for Holiday Bliss: Part 1 by Vicki Hinze The goal isn’t just to survive or cope with the holidays.  The goal is to enjoy the holidays wherever you are, whatever your circumstances. To get from survival to bliss takes a plan, a blue-print—some [...]

Politically (In)Correct

Politically (In)Correct by Vicki Hinze Politically correct. We’ve been lectured on it, taken to task, borne accusations and been confused by it. It’s been used as a weapon against us, intended to nudge us into accepting what others want [...]

Awareness Books

Awareness Books by Vicki Hinze   Not too long ago, I wrote a book called Deadly Ties.  It was the second book in my Crossroads Crisis Center series and it dealt with human trafficking.   That was a subject that had been on my mind [...]

EBOLA: FAST FACTS

c2014, Vicki Hinze   EBOLA FAST FACTS By  Vicki Hinze   We’re not docs, and we don’t have a week or a month to sift through the data and find out what we need to know about Ebola.  We want the facts—quickly.  So here are the [...]

Cyber Security Awareness: Are You Protected?

It’s National Cyber Security Month:  Are You Protected?  By  Vicki Hinze  © 2014    Individuals have more latitude about what they disclose online and make available to the public than do writers and others whose objective in putting [...]