Monthly Archives: May 2013

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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? … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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