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UnderGlass: Step Away from the Glass

Be honest – charity is often selfish. We gather under the waving banner of the latest cause to show what good people we are. I’ve done it – I sent my donation, bought the T-shirt and the magnet is on … Continue reading

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Barney’s Book Trailer—Legend (wait-for-it) Dary

Did you know there are awards dedicated to the best book trailers, similar to Emmys and Grammys? In September 2007, the School Library Journal established the Trailie Award for the best book trailers. There are three categories: author/publisher created, student … Continue reading

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Has Publishing Killed the Joy of Writing?

I love reading Alexander Zoltai’s blog, Notes from An Alien, because he always has alternative viewpoints on the art of writing. Take a recent share he did from an author who is losing her joy of writing thanks to the … Continue reading

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UnderGlass: Pet Ponderings

For some of us, the reality under glass is more intense and pleasurable than the one we live in. This has benefits – taking out the person to person element in a relationship is safe. If things go sour, we … Continue reading

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One of Many

Saw this graphic on my Facebook this morning and thought it was a good reminder for all of us that at the end of the game it doesn’t matter  how rich, smart or well dressed we were. It will be … Continue reading

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Be Nice to Writers… Or Else

Beware of the scribbler. I once had a boss that was so bad he brought me to tears several times. One dark and stormy night I had a gang called the Injustice League come and take care of him in … Continue reading

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UnderGlass: Something New

Already small things that happen in the privacy of our living rooms become public and worldwide within hours, due to our ability to share. Mistakes go global within minutes and once they are out there, mob justice and/or adoration can … Continue reading

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We Are From the Future

Why do I love this video so much? It inspires me every time I see it. No matter how tired I am, discouraged, downtrodden… watching this reminds me that there is something bigger than us. There is something bigger than … Continue reading

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Global Reading Adventure

Check out this great post from my friend and fellow author, Alexander M. Zoltai. In this post he introduces us to Ann Morgan, a blogger who read 197 books, one from each UN recognized nation plus Taiwan, and compiled her … Continue reading

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This is Your Moment

You are standing in a moment, and it is the best moment you will ever have. The moment you just left is old news. You can’t change it. Don’t worry about it. It’s done. The moment in front of you … Continue reading

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