August 3, 2018 /

Do you ever look back on your life and wonder how many times you let fear stop you from pursuing a dream?  You had a great idea, you were ready to take the plunge but then the doubts crept in.  What if it doesn’t work out?  What if I don’t have what it takes to succeed?  Perhaps a friend or family member was less than enthusiastic.  Like in the GoDaddy commercial targeting small business owners, when a smirking Jon Lovitz says “Every train needs a caboose.” No matter what the dream, no matter what the circumstances, for many of us…

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November 22, 2015 /

I love Thanksgiving. Getting together with family, enjoying a feast of turkey and fixings and taking time to express gratitude. And the best part, no gifts to worry about. For me, Thanksgiving is all about food, family and celebration, so the pressure is off. But some people find that the holidays are stressful or never quite live up to expectations. Family gatherings can bring long-simmering tensions to the surface, and instead of Norman Rockwell you get Norman Lear (All in the Family for those of us old enough to remember). So here are a few ideas for your best Thanksgiving ever:…

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March 13, 2015 /

Okay, so I’m new to this game. Debut author, trying to get noticed. Alongside the thousands of authors whose books are published every day. In the past few weeks, I’ve visited scores of websites and signed up for daily email blasts to find the best sites to promote my novel, Ten Days In Paradise. The upshot of all this cyber exploring: I am amazed at all of the terrific websites devoted to helping readers find quality eBooks at bargain prices or free. And we’re not talking about novels with bad covers and strange titles that look like they were written…

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