Section of Moral Compass novel cover by Bradley Bravard

Self-Publishing Experience #2

Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. Last time, I recorded a few thoughts on my experience self-publishing my novel in paperback format via CreateSpace. I also published the book in digital format via Kindle DIrect Publishing (KDP) and wanted to share a few thoughts on that, also. In 2017, I self-published a short business…

Stack of paperback books, including 2 different sizes of the novel Moral Compass by the author

Self-Publishing Experience

Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I've posted previously about the novel I've written and decided to self-publish. For anyone who might be considering this, I thought I would share some of my experience. This is by no means a comprehensive self-publishing guide, just a collection of my own thoughts and experiences that you…

Van Gogh and Looking Without Finding

Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I'm in the middle of reading a collection of some of Vincent Van Gogh's letters, primarily letters he wrote to his brother Theo over a period of 18 years. It's a fascinating body of work. Van Gogh wrote so many letters that they end up providing a sort…

Black and white photograph of New York City street scene

Work the Good Shot

Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I'm not a big sports fan, but I do love the 1986 movie "Hoosiers." On the surface, it's about a high school basketball team and a coach with a troubled past. Of course, like all good films, it's about interesting characters, their relationships, and the choices they make.…