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The Power of the Spoken (Written) Word

“Out of your mouth, printed.” That’s the way my father has always cautioned me on thinking before I speak – and the power of what you put out into the world. It’s what my Grandma Sarah used to say to … Continue reading »

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Grassroots Marketing: Straight No Chaser

The first thing the guys from Straight No Chaser said on stage last night at their Detroit concert was to encourage the packed Masonic Temple crowd to take photos and videos of the concert and post them widely on social … Continue reading »

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The Last Workshop

Tonight is the last time my fall 2014 writers workshop will gather to share words, offer feedback and encouragement, and feel a part of something meaningful and focused. I have a surprise for each lovely participant as a tantalizing farewell … Continue reading »

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My Writers Workshop

They sat on chairs and couches in my living room, ready to read and hear feedback on their work. Their incredible work. Lines of prose and paragraphs that build to a story, to a peak, to a pinnacle, to a … Continue reading »

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Fine Print

The credit card charge was higher than I had expected, and so I called the company to find out what was up. “Oh, it’s in the contract you signed,” the phone representative said. Really? I saw $29.95 every three months, not … Continue reading »

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