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Fast Tracking

To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.” Anne Rice “All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” F. Scott Fitzgerald This November, tens of thousands of people around the world will take … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day

“Have a beautiful day!      “The Local” café sign “Every sunrise is an invitation for us to arise and brighten someone’s day.”    Richelle E. Goodrich “Have a beautiful day!” What a lovely invitation, isn’t it? When I saw these four … Continue reading

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Wily Wilde

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde Recipe for a great evening: a great book, great company, delicious pizza, and just enough imbibing to keep you feeling frisky and fresh. This was the mix we came up with … Continue reading

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Procrastination Visitation

“Procrastination is getting ready to get ready.” Dr. Rob Gilbert This is a favorite quote of Rob’s on his Success Hotline (973.743.4690). Getting ready to get ready. I’m sure we all know the feeling: you know you should be doing … Continue reading

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Getting There

“I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.” Steven Wright Whatever writing project you’re working on, there’s one thing you can count on: completing it is going to be challenging. And just about everyone has his or her … Continue reading

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Immersion Conversion

While driving home from Vermont, Alex and I were talking about some of the courses he and his friends had taken at Middlebury. Though he’s a history major, he dipped into the riches of English literature as well. As you … Continue reading

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