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Week 3 – Summer Short & Sweets – Are You Up For The Challenge?

Week 3 – Summer Short & Sweets – Are You Up For The Challenge?

The 3rd installment of Summer Short & Sweets was tougher. At least for me.

Did I harbor thoughts of backing out?

No way. But I admit it’s taken me longer to come up with something half decent. I’m blaming it on my wacky, whirlwind weekend. Read the rest of this entry

Do You Need Inspiration to Achieve Your Goals?

Do You Need Inspiration to Achieve Your Goals?

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Influence others positively by being a teacher, coach, counselor, or mentor.”

Stephen Post, PhD and Jill Neimark, Why Good Things Happen to Good People

I don’t “feel” like posting today. I’m pooped—worked too many hours this week (12 most days). I have no clue, again, on what I’ll write about. So I scratch my head and think, and think, and pray. Poof! Another brilliant idea pops into my head. Ah, I’ll write a post about bloggers who may not realize what an inspiration and encouragement they are to me. Read the rest of this entry

How To Attract And Keep Readers

How To Attract And Keep Readers

I’m a new writer (less than two years). I’m writing an Inspirational Teen Novel. I’m learning that to generate interest in my work I need to have a blog. So after receiving an e-book from Aliventures, which offers excellent advice on how to Attract and Keep Readers, I thought I’d share a few tips with other newbie writers on what a blog should include. Read the rest of this entry