Monthly Archives: August 2013

What Happened to Small Courtesies?

Venting time. I’ve been noticing lately how people just don’t seem to have a sense of small courtesies. What I can’t figure out is why. Are people just not taught how to show a bit of respect? Or have we … Continue reading

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Why I’m Taking a Break from #Writing

One thing I hear over and over again is that writers should keep writing, no matter what. That you need to do it every day to keep the momentum, even if it’s a small number of words. That you have … Continue reading

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Writing About the Place I Love Most – #LongIsland

Many authors write about places they love. For me, it’s Long Island. It’s an amazing area, full of wonderful things to explore and experience. Balmy breezes in the summer; the smell of crisp, turning leaves in the fall; stillness and … Continue reading

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Spam, Spam and More Spam – just what’s the point of it anyway?

I just don’t get it. What’s the point of spamming people anyway? Every time I manage my blog or email, I find more of this crap. Some days I have more than others, but no matter what I get spammed. … Continue reading

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Posted from The Masquerade Crew: Why My Books will Probably Never be Free by @DianthaJones

Discovered this blog article today, and it really hits on why putting your book up for free can really be a bad thing. In truth, I think there’s a lot of merit to this logic, because I’ll definitely read something … Continue reading

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Please – It’s Pleas not Plea’s

Uh, I’ve noticed a trend in spelling lately that’s making my eye twitch. Since when have we had such problems in figuring out when to use an “apostrophe s” as opposed to a “plural s”? Is it really that hard? … Continue reading

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It’s the little things you say that really make a difference

I went to a party last night and made an amazing discovery. People, in their unexpected honesty, can say the nicest things and not even realize they’re doing it. During the event, I met and talked to a whole bunch … Continue reading

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