Category Archives: Freedom of the press

Learning to take risks

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The ‘Why We Write’ Blog Tour!

I just joined a great group of midlife writers in this tour.  All of them have something to say about the need to write and blog…

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To blog or not to blog?

Thought I should share this important viewpoint with you! LOVE THIS QUOTE: “This daily habit helps me hone an important soft skill: communication.    My writing abilities have improved, as evidenced by the embarrassment I feel reading blog posts I wrote … Continue reading

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Who reads books anymore?

According to an excellent opinion piece in the New York Times today, not very many of us!  However, this article does confirm my belief that short, pithy books are best to write and market these days… like mine!

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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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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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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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