Monthly Archives: August 2020

Best Step

“To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be … Continue reading

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Kindness Counts

“Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle.” Plato “What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?” George Eliot “Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on.” Henry Burton A cautionary … Continue reading

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“Storyteller” Contest

I know, I know — Amazon garners mixed reviews on many fronts. This Amazon Storyteller appears to be an attempt on the part of Amazon to expand its roster of books. That said, if you plan to self-publish a book … Continue reading

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“Conveying Excitement”

Graham Greene on writing one of his earliest books and his later revision approach: “My long studies of Percy Lubbock’s The Craft of Fiction had taught me the importance of ‘the point of view,’ but not how to convey physical … Continue reading

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Ralph Rhapsodizes

“When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows and look out upon the beautiful world, I thank God that I am alive.” Ralph Waldo Emerson What a lovely way to greet the day! While most of us open … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

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