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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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Kids’ Stuff

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” Pablo Picasso During a rehearsal of one of his plays, Sir James M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan, grew more and more … Continue reading

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Step Up

A story: Once upon a time, a young donkey looked at his grandpa and said, “How do I grow up to be just like you?” “Oh, that’s simple,” the grandpa replied. “All you have to do is to remember to … Continue reading

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Terrific Trio

“Make a commitment. Make it public. Make it happen.” Frank Somma Frank’s nine-word strategy packs a powerful punch. He’s a highly successful motivational speaker (http://www.franksomma.com/) who often works with people in sales, one of those jobs that totally depends on … Continue reading

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“Fresh Start”

“Sometimes all we need is a fresh start. Newness inside. Store sandwich board One of my greatest inspirations is the store signs I see as I walk around my hometown: People’s words of inspiration are like little gems of wisdom … Continue reading

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Reading Writing

“Omit needless words. Vigorous writing is concise. A sentences should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.” William Strunk, Jr. … Continue reading

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