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Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Cycling

Hi, I have taken up cycling for the excercise. At first it was a need to save money. It quickly became an addiction. I ride now because I really enjoy it. I attached a large basket to the front of my bike and cruise around town. I ride my bike to work, errands, and to …

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Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing

Hi, There are pros and cons to self-publishing. The featured link today discusses both sides of the issue. 1. Autonomy In self-publishing, writers control the publishing process. In traditional publishing, the final edit, the cover design and cover copy, and the manner in which marketing and rights are handled are the publisher’s prerogative. 2. Marketing …

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List of Tools

Hi, I enjoyed this writer’s list of tools.   Use this quick list of Writing Tools as a handy reference. Copy it and keep it in your wallet or journal, or near your desk or keyboard. Share it and add to it. I. Nuts and Bolts 1. Begin sentences with subjects and verbs. Make meaning …

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Writer’s Tips

Hi Ladies, I enjoyed this article a lot. There are some helpful hints that every writer could benefit from. 1. Daniel Pay attention to punctuation, especially to the correct use of commas and periods. These two punctuation marks regulate the flow of your thoughts, and they can make your text confusing even if the words …

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Common Mistakes of Writers

Yes ladies another editing post, I struggle with editing in my writing. I’m better but I have a ways to go. I really appreciate folks who are good at editing. The following article includes some helpful tips from a professional editor.   The next few errors commonly made by beginning writers need little explanation, and …

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Living With Mental Illness

Hi Gals, If you have a mental illness, there is help and hope out there. If you have a loved one with mental illness, there is help and hope out there too. As a mother of a special needs adult, I had my hands tied with the HIPPA laws when my child turned eighteen. My house …

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Can’t Make It Another Day?

Can’t Make It Another Day? O.K. Girls, There are some days when a body can’t carry on—When the load is unbearable and there is no hope in sight. We all go through days, weeks, or even seasons of greatest trial. Tell the Lord all about it. He is gentle and kind and already knows your …

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Chicken Vegetable Soup

Good day to you all, If you are feeling a bit ill, you might check out this recipe. The pictures will make a body drool. This soup looks so good. Click here for the link and recipe. It is cold and snowy in my neck of the woods and this soup would be delicious for …

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More Organizing Tips

Good Morning Ladies, I like to spend a little bit of time on Sunday afternoons making up my schedule for the week. I find that if I can put my agenda and ideas down on paper an then follow the plan during the course of the week, I will get more accomplished. Mrs. C has …

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Garages

Ladies, Garage got you down. Click here for ideas on how to make the job easier. Rose

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