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A Remarkable Kindness Book Tour And Finishing that First Novel

We have lots of news to report as A REMARKABLE KINDNESS hit the stores and online booksellers on August 11. I am posting my blog tour below where bloggers write about the book and even offer recipes to go with … Continue reading

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For Writers: What’s the Best Way to Respond to Criticism? Take it.

I read an article in The New York Times about Julie Straus-Gabel, the publisher of Dutton children’s books. When she is editing books, she sends writers—including John Green (The Fault In our Stars)—stinging letters full of criticism and suggestions. Adam … Continue reading

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You Have To Make It Happen For Yourself. (In All Areas of Your Life and not just Writing.)

More on self-publishing since I’m getting closer to launching THE MOM WHO TOOK OFF ON HER MOTORCYCLE. This update on  the DO’s and DON’T’s of self-publishing is from Anne Kleinberg, author of Menopause in Manhattan (How’s that for a title?) who spoke … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Let The Show Begin

“The show doesn’t go on because it’s ready; it goes on because it’s 11:30,” said Lorne Michaels, creator of “Saturday Night Live.” I was thinking about that as I struggled to make the final touches on The Mom Who Took … Continue reading

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How To Change Your Life (Just For Today)

Last year, right about this time, I reworked a short story for something like the mazillionth time and then decided on a lark to send it to the Family Circle Fiction Contest. I completely forgot about it until a few months … Continue reading

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