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Who is stealing your time?

 What do you do when you first sit at your computer in the morning? If you’re anything like most people I know, you begin by checking your emails and messages. Well, I don’t do that now—I get right to work … Continue reading

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Don’t Abandon Your Writing Resolution This Year

  According to the latest statistics, only 9.2% of all New Years Resolutions are achieved. Nearly a third of them are abandoned in the first two weeks of the year. (statisticbrain.com/new-years-resolution-statistics/). One way to keep your resolutions alive is to … Continue reading

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You Have a Story to Tell

Maya Angelou, memoirist and poet, “is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences.” [Wikipedia.org] Strictly speaking, they were memoirs, not autobiographies because each one dealt with a portion of her … Continue reading

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The Three R’s for Writers

READING, ‘RITING, and REVIEWING   “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”     –Stephen King READING Read widely and often. Don’t limit your reading to your favorite genre. … Continue reading

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Editors do more than correct grammar

The other night I watched the 1947 movie The Ghost and Mrs. Muir starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison (See the trailer or watch the entire movie online free). Mrs. Muir, a young widow in unexpectedly dire financial straits, consents … Continue reading

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