The Disruptors’ Feast

A New Bestselling Book! The Disruptors’ Feast by Frits van Paasschen

Released on January 16th, 2017, The Disruptors’ Feast hit the Amazon #1 bestseller spot in 10 categories! The Pithy Wordsmithery team has been working with author Frits van Paasschen for the past year to help with editing, manuscript evaluation, website development, and marketing. This has been one of our favorite projects for so many reasons! […]

Book Endorsement Quotes

How To Ask For Book Endorsement Quotes

With all of the books available today, it’s important for authors to do everything they can to make their books stand out.  A great way of doing this is by getting endorsement quotes about the book before it’s published.  These quotes can be printed on the book jacket or inside pages, as well as used […]

Female Leaders

Stop Hating on Female Leaders

Jimmy Kimmel had a great skit last night with Hillary Clinton.  He provided “helpful” advice to help Hillary win the election: “You’re too loud… it comes off as a little shrill… you’re making a speech, not an arrest.” She speaks more quietly. “You have to speak up because we can’t hear you.  You’re like a […]

Interview with Amelia Forczak: So you want to write a book?

I was fortunate to be a recent guest on David Hill’s One More Sale podcast. I’ve been working with David for the past several months to help him create his first book titled The Sales Playbook. In this podcast, we talk about what the ghostwriting process is like and what authors can gain from additional […]

holiday giving

Holiday Giving – Where Does Your Money Go?

The holidays are a time to count your blessings.  It’s also a time of year when there is a heightened consideration for those who are less fortunate.  But if you’re thinking about charitable giving, it can be difficult to decide what to support.  This is especially true when you’re asked to donate around every corner. […]

Publishing House vs. Self-Publishing: 3 Things to Consider

I speak with people all the time who are hoping to publish a non-fiction book but don’t know how to get started.  One of the first things I ask is whether they’ve considered going with a traditional publishing house or self-publishing.  There are a variety of pros and cons to both routes and the best […]

This Is How You Do Marketing

I got a handwritten holiday card in the mail last week.  From a company.  No, it wasn’t a local insurance agent or car salesperson.  It was from a national company I order from online.  I’ve never even met anyone from this company and they sent me a handwritten holiday card.  And they wrote more than […]


The Thanksgiving Dinner Crasher

Living far away from my family for several years, I’ve learned that Thanksgiving is a holiday where people feel bad for you if you don’t have any specific plans. Like a stray puppy, friends come out of the woodwork ready to scoop you up, take you in, and feed you. And honestly, it’s pretty easy […]

Agility Shift Cover

Book Release: The Agility Shift by Pamela Meyer, PhD

We are proud to announce the release of Pamela Meyer’s new book, The Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams, and Organizations, published by Bibliomotion.   About the Book As contrary as it sounds, “planning”—as we traditionally understand the term—can be the worst thing a company can do. Stable or predictable business environments are […]

eggs on fine china

Why I Eat Scrambled Eggs On Fine China (And Why You Should Too)

My mom got cancer when I was in college. Stage 3 ovarian, which happens to be a pretty bad kind of cancer, if it’s even possible to comparatively classify some types of cancer as less-bad. When my dad sat me down to share the news it was one of the worst moments of my life. […]