Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tool For Tuesday. Nobody Can Read Your Mind. Ask For Help.

You can’t do it all yourself. Some of the best writers in the world had the best editors. (I’m thinking of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe who worked with Maxwell Perkins.) Writers can’t find where they … Continue reading

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Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate: When I Hear a Word, I Want to Turn it Inside Out.

“When I was walking out of the White House and across the lawn,” said Robert Pinsky, three-time U.S. Poet Laureate, at an informal gathering of about 50 people for the U.S. Embassy’s Distinguished American Speaker program at the home of Deputy Chief … Continue reading

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Tool for Tuesday: 10 Tools for Turning Your Lessons into Blessons

I first heard the term from Kristine Carlson: blessons. The difficult lessons in our life that might be blessings in deep disguise. We don’t always understand why we’re faced with certain trials. We assume that the only end to the … Continue reading

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The R.A.H. Way To Land a Literary Agent

  Do you remember that cartoon with Charlie Brown’s Snoopy saying that he was making a quilt with all his rejection slips? Well, I have received enough rejection slips to make a king-sized quilt. But I have also managed to … Continue reading

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