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Monthly Archives: September, 2013

Forensics For Writers

Hi, Some of you love a good mystery and some of you write them. A writer pal of mine introduced me to The Writer’s Forensics Blog some time ago. I frequent there to learn more about forensics and how to use it in my mystery novels. Click here if you want to learn more about …

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Why Write When It Seems Like Nobody Cares?

Howdy, Today’s featured link discusses the purpose and reason for writing. I thought it was interesting. Thought provoking. Enjoy.   “Sometimes it feels like nobody’s listening,” my writer friend groaned. Can you relate? Have you ever poured your heart and soul into an article or proposal only to hear the cruel sound of silence? It’s …

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Cycling Tips

Good Day Mate! I love to cycle. I’m look for sites on the web that teach me new skills in cycling. Today’s featured site has a page dedicated to inform cyclists on riding, safety, nutrition, riding groups, and a host of other topics. Click here for more information. Rose

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Fall Organizing Tips

Hi Gals, Now that we are in the fall season, it is time to think of colder weather and getting things organized for the cooler weather. Click here for more ideas. Rose

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Rape Help

Today’s featured link is about a topic that is not much fun to chat about. Rape happens and it should not. For those who have been raped, there is hope and healing out there.   If have been through a rape or sexual assault of any kind, either recently or long ago, I want to …

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National Novel Writing Month-Coming Soon

Hello, The National Novel Writing Month is coming up soon. November is thirty days set aside for literary abandon. If you are considering writing a novel in a month, this might be the ticket for you. Click here to learn more. Rose

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NAMI Local Affiliates

Hi, For those of you who struggle with mental illness or if you have a loved one who is affected by mental illness, there is hope and help out there. The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a grassroots organization that is instrumental in helping families. I attended the Family-to-Family classes last winter. It was …

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Perfect Goals?

Have you ever worked really hard at something only to have a wrench thrown in the plan? That is so frustrating. I love today’s featured link. There are some great organizing tips on the site and frankly this article is a timely one for me. I hope you hop on over there and read the …

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Using Numbers In Writing

Hi, Using numbers in writing can be confusing. Do we use the numeric form or do we spell the word out? Today, we find out.   How do you express numbers in your writing? When do you use figures (digits) and when do you write out the number in words (letters)? That is, when do …

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The Anniversary Of My Child’s Death

Thirteen years ago, on this day, my life changed forever. My beautiful teenage daughter died unexpectedly. My world came crashing down in ways I never dreamed imaginable. There is hope and help out there for families grieving the loss of a child, no matter the age of that child.   The words of TCF’s Founder, …

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