Writer Wednesdays: Chris Guillebeau Wants You to Take Over the World

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I LOVE passionate bloggers and writers–well, people in general. I don’t have time for the “too cool for school” crowed, or people that sit on their asses complaining about their job, life, significant others, weight, how stupid

Soul Saturdays: Is My Art Supporting My Life, or My Life Supporting My Art?

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Tough, tough question.

The great Stephen King once stated, “Life is not a support system for art. It’s the other way around.” With all due respect, I think you have to delete the “it’s” and replace with “it

Fiction Fridays: On the Island by Tracy Garvis Graves

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We recently purchased a Kindle Fire because my husband’s computer is pretty much a goner, so we thought we would go with a tablet as its replacement (and yes, we wanted an iPad but come on! $199

Writer Wednesdays: Novelicious

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Found this website called Novelicious today and felt like I had been missing out all this time. There “must-read” authors list of women’s fiction reads a lot like mine: Jennifer Weiner, Jane Green, Emily Giffin…so,

Soul Saturdays: The Importance of Patience During the Publishing Journey

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The strongest of all warriors are these two: Time and Patience. –  Leo Tolstoi   
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. –  Napolean Hill
Peaceful warriors…do not seek fulfillment, but wait with open arms to welcome

Soul Saturdays: Supporting Your City

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This week, Savannah Stopover has invaded downtown Savannah, Georgia with over 100 bands “stopping by” (hence the festival name) on their way to the uber-popular SXSW in Austin, Texas. This event is great for the bands, city,

Fiction Fridays: Reaction (No Spoilers!) The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

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I recently saw the movie trailer for The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks and wanted to share my thoughts on the book without giving everything away in case you haven’t read it and/or are anticipating

Writer Wednesdays: Rachelle Gardner Talks Pintrest and Goodreads


Since I have been talking about Pintrest and Goodreads a lot on here lately, I thought it was a pretty cool coincidence that Rachelle Gardner just dedicated her last two posts to these topics.

Goodreads: 8 Things Writers Should

Soul Saturdays: Purchasing With Simplicity in Mind

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I am what mean people call cheap and smart people call frugal. I try to be fair and contribute my part, but I am not cool with throwing in more than that at this stage

Fiction Fridays: Review of Meg Cabot’s Queen of Babble