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Rogue Rules

February 2, 2011

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For well over a year, I’ve been writing a humor column for an online newspaper.  The newspaper has rules it wants their writers to follow, and I’ve been pretty good at ignoring virtually all of them.  Until recently, it didn’t seem to matter.  I posted my articles, they got printed, and very occasionally someone might […]

My 2011 Letter of Commitment

December 29, 2010

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About 15 years ago, I attended a workshop that allowed me to see what was working in my life and what wasn’t.  Part of the program was that we got to create Letters of Commitment, contracts between us and ourselves, based on several areas of life.  These LOCs weren’t resolutions.  They were blueprints of how […]

Why Every Woman Needs A Log Cabin

November 17, 2010

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One of the bloggers I follow, http://www.VVDenman.com, wrote a lovely piece the other day titled “The Power Behind A Writer’s Desk“ and she included a photo of the desk at which she writes.  I’ve always found it fascinating to see where people write, especial since I began my first novel on the back of sales […]

The Myth of “How To Get A Book Publisher!”

October 22, 2010

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                            Five years ago (or 100, depending on quantum physics and the state of my mind), my two friends and I wrote a book about life over 50.  After enough publishers (insert hiss, boo, bad, a lot of other negatives here) told us the book was great but there was no market for 1. a […]

The Myth of "How To Get A Book Publisher!"

October 22, 2010

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                            Five years ago (or 100, depending on quantum physics and the state of my mind), my two friends and I wrote a book about life over 50.  After enough publishers (insert hiss, boo, bad, a lot of other negatives here) told us the book was great but there was no market for 1. a […]