Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Word at a Time

Thanks to Carol King, I have an idea for a blog post about writing. She and Donna and I had lunch together yesterday, and Carol asked, “How do you put a book together? I mean, how do you start?” How … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Lessons

I learned a lot of useful things on Saturday, things that will help me (and hopefully you too) in the future. Surround yourself with positive people, believe in your work, and work hard to get the word out about your event or work or grand opening. It’s also important to show appreciatation for those who help you out. And finally, having at least one person who shares your DNA show up can give you a boost like nothing else. Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Leah and Jezebel???

When I started my blog about women in the Bible, http://evessisters.blogspot.com, I couldn’t stop thinking about these women of yesteryear. Sometimes I’d even wake up dreaming about one of them, and throughout each day, I’d often find one or more … Continue reading

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Becoming Thick-Skinned

It’s already started, “it” being the criticism about my newest book, Eve’s Sisters. I’m pretty thick skinned, a prerequisite for a writer to keep on putting pen to paper, or in my case, fingers to keyboard Continue reading

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All Kinds of Girls

While walking yesterday morning, I listened to an NPR interview with Lena Dunham, the young woman who created the television series, Girls. It’s about a group of young women who live in NYC who’ve recently graduated from college and are … Continue reading

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Bananas Come in Bunches

Anne Lamott says that perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, and I think she’s right. If a person waited until her writing was absolutely positively flawless, she’d never attempt anything. She’d sit in favorite comfy chair and think “one … Continue reading

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