Category Archives: Writing the truth

How bloggers can change the world!

So pleased to learn today of how the blogger Alexandria Goddard called much needed attention to a crime in Steubbenville, Ohio, making certain that proper charges were brought against the young men guilty of raping a 16 young old unconscious … Continue reading

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How to believe when the going gets rough

Sorry, I’m been doing a very bad job of keeping you up on the progress of my new book: Find Your Reason to be Here.  The reason is simple.  This book really took it out of me! First the editing … Continue reading

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My problem with writing groups…

I have been rewarding myself lately for the completion of my third non-fiction book, by reading a GREAT novel!  Have you heard about “The Paris Wife” yet?  I find it to be the perfect distraction from all the pressure I put … Continue reading

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The stresses of writing a book

“Those who think they can, and those who think they cannot are BOTH right.”      –  Henry Ford I just completed the editorial phase of my new book:  FIND YOUR REASON TO BE HERE:   The Search for Meaning in Midlife.  … Continue reading

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A review of Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

Just read this brief but moving book about the last 19 months of Christopher Hitchen’s life.  And what an amazing writer he was! Even faced with inoperable esophageal cancer at age 61, Christopher’s wit, unique sense of humor and phenomenal … Continue reading

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Is there a writing crisis in America?

Here are twelve troubling signs that there is! Keep in mind, for many of us writing is the best way to think through our problems.  What does this say about the future of democracy and freedom?

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The problem with plagiarism

Don’t miss this excellent CBS piece on plagiarism, and the many reasons why authors succumb to its temptations.  They also offer a history of plagiarism, explaining how it is so much easier to do today, but also easier to get … Continue reading

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