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Too Tired for the Journey by Steph Beth Nickel

Twenty-twenty-one stretches out before us. Some of us are excited by all the possibilities. Others … not so much. We get tired just thinking about the next twelve months. It’s possible that the majority of us vacillate between the two. Some days we’re optimistic and energized. Other days we want to pull the covers over… Read more »

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Unimagined Blessings — Nikki Rosen

“Okay, young man. That’ll be twenty five cents.” Lesra: Twenty-five cent? Must not be much of a book.”  [Movie: Hurricane Carter] Twenty-five cents for a book about a man’s life. Not much. But the boy, Lesra, bought it, went home and started to read. He couldn’t put the book down and when he finished, he wanted… Read more »

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Measuring Success as a Writer — Brenda Wood

James Patterson just published his millionth book and Thomas Kinkade is selling paintings by the tons and then there is …us. What is the matter with us? Why isn’t our work broadcast around the globe? What are we doing wrong?

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Success After 600 Rejection Slips — Nikki Rosen

I read the book in school and loved it. It was a story set in nature….of a wolf….and seeing things from the animal’s perspective. But the story wasn’t only about an animal…it was about human nature…and violence, decency and redemption.

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How to Write a Cozy Mystery Novel — Brenda Wood

So you want to write a mystery novel? There is a really simple formula making the rounds now. Betsy, the heroine (yes it is always a she) just moved to a small town from the big city, leaving her jilted lover behind. He will harass her at some future point by interrupting her new love… Read more »

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