Are you reading Writer’s Digest?

I noticed today that I can drop $40 on two books with scarcely a thought, but I'll spend considerable time deliberating over the purchase of a blouse for $39.99. Needless to say, my closet looks a little bare and my bookshelves are overflowing. My reading is mostly about curiosity and learning. I do read the… Continue reading Are you reading Writer’s Digest?

When they don’t like you

Recently I was on a blogger's site where another blogger posted, in no uncertain terms, that he did not want this blogger to follow him. There was a lot of outrage in the following comments, but then I saw a comment that I thought was very appropriate. It went like this: Wow, (blogger). Sorry (this… Continue reading When they don’t like you

Only four stars?

Recently I came across an organization that distributes books to readers on behalf of new authors in return for a review. I have not yet received any books for review, but today I read on the website that authors have been hurt because some of the reviewers gave them only four stars. It is a… Continue reading Only four stars?

Please like me. Please follow me.

Last week I took Gretchen Rubin's  Quiz: Do You Make Other People Happy? | LinkedIn. For those of you who don't want to go to her site, here is the quiz: Do people seem to feel comfortable confiding in you? Do people seem to drift toward you? Join a conversation that you’re having, sit down… Continue reading Please like me. Please follow me.

Happy landing

I am awake at 4:00 a.m. and not able to fall back asleep. This happens fairly regularly. It is a great time for reading, and sometimes writing. Speaking of reading, one of the best books I have ever read is People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others and Resolve Conflict, by Robert Bolton, Ph.D. This… Continue reading Happy landing