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Honore Helps

“The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.” Honore de Balzac For some mystical reason, Honore de Balzac’s name popped into my head, so I’m … Continue reading

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Two Wolves

“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.”   John … Continue reading

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Just Ask

How often do we search for convoluted answers to problems when the solution is really simple? When it’s right in front of us? Henry Ford was once asked by an insurance agent he’d known for many years why he never … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Something Told the Wild GeeseRachel Field Something told the wild geeseIt was time to go.Though the fields lay goldenSomething whispered, — “Snow.” Leaves were green and stirring,Berries, luster-glossed,But beneath warm feathersSomething cautioned, — “Frost.” All the sagging orchardsSteamed with amber … Continue reading

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New Hope

“Each dawn holds a new hope for a new plan, making the start of each new day the start of a new life.”   Gina Blair What an inspiring, hopeful thought to light our way! Just consider the possibilities of bringing … Continue reading

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Jenny Jangles

“A gothic unraveling of a novel, as moody and atmospheric as the isolated island on which it’s set.” Jodi Picoult Jenny and Jodi — perfect together! What a terrific review for The Second Mother, my gifted friend Jenny Milchman’s just-released … Continue reading

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“Trust Yourself”

  “Don’t be afraid to live in your head. Write the very best piece you can. It’s just you and the page — just focus on that.” David Goodwillie What a delight to hear David Goodwillie share his author’s journey … Continue reading

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Keep Improving

“You will find it less easy to uproot faults, than to choke them by gaining virtues. Do not think of your faults; still less of others’ faults; in every person who comes near you, look for what is good and … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Exultation is the Going Exultation is the going Of an inland soul to sea, Past the houses—past the headlands— Into deep Eternity— Bred as we, among the mountains, Can the sailor understand The divine intoxication Of the first league out … Continue reading

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E-book Awards

From time to time, with the goal of keeping us all up to date and in tune with what’s happening in publishing, I like to give a heads up on awards and contest that might prove of interest. Here’s one … Continue reading

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