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How does writing affect your brain?

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Writing and being disagreeable…

I am presently reading Malcolm Gladwell’s thought-provoking new book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants.  There are a number of interesting points in this book, but one section in particular struck me as true. Go read … Continue reading

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Gift ideas for Writers: It’s the Midlife Madness sale!

Loyal readers, please listen-up! Whenever I publish a new book, I am asked to order a certain number of paper copies from my printer.  These books I store in my living room, but I would much rather get them out … Continue reading

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Who are you trying to reach with your writing?

Here’s a 2012 infographic to help you find your specific audience:

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Why blogging is important to writers!

I know I have been derelict in maintaining this blog.  Sorry! But I did want to connect you with my latest post: What six years of blogging has done for me…

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Sorry I haven’t had a chance to post here in a while. I’ve been gallivanting around South America!

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Caution to all of you who want to say what you think…

When accused in a book review of being a “Debbie Downer” for reviewing the research and stating the facts about boomer reality, how could I not respond?

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