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Another Approach

“Almost every advance in art, science, technology, business, marketing, cooking, medicine, agriculture, and design has occurred when someone challenged the rules and tried another approach.”    Roger von Oech, creativity expert Every day, we’re encouraged to live by the rules, to … Continue reading

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Skilled Labor

“When you have the attitude and effort, the skill is not far behind.”    Unknown This little gem popped my desk out of the blue. It’s jotted down on a handwritten note of mine. I’m not sure where these words … Continue reading

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Revision Pitfalls

“A successful book is not made of what is in it, but what is left out of it.”    Mark Twain Revision is not a walk in the park for most of us — it’s a necessary stage on the road … Continue reading

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Brain Retraining

We all know the feeling: We wake up feeling overwhelmed with all the things we have to do. But it doesn’t have to be that way! With some changes in the way we plan our time and our to-do lists, … Continue reading

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Brain Trust

“Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.”    C.W. Cerar We are walking miracles! Every one of us, every moment of the day has access to the most amazing and complicated creation on earth — the one … Continue reading

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Contest Alert

Do you have a manuscript on hand that you polished until it sparkles?One that you would love to get in front of editors and publishers? Then you might want to give it some final touches and submit it to the … Continue reading

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Energizing Apprenticeship

“What you get by reaching your destination isn’t nearly as important as what you become by reaching your destination.”     Anonymous “Don’t consider losses a waste of time. Consider them an apprenticeship.”     Greg Norman, professional golfer I don’t know about … Continue reading

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