My online life started at some point in the late 90s. This was long before Google was a thing—let alone a thing we used as a verb—when the closest we got to social media was a call-in radio program, and half of everyone accessed the internet through dial-up with AOL or…
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When I sit down to read a manuscript on submission, one of the many things I focus on is the use of emotion. How does the author handle the characters…
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No April Fools here, except maybe me. Just a tiny bit foolish to think I could manage to get this newsletter out yesterday in the midst of an extremely…
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“Beware the ides of March.” The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare Act I, scene 2 March 15th. The ides of March, according to the old Roman…
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Welcome to the end of February. Two months down for 2022. By now, most everyone has not only dropped their new year’s resolutions but forgotten what…
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Or at least enough to be dragging along
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Years ago, I traded new year’s resolutions for goal setting, and because my birthday falls late in January, I use most of the month to plan and put…
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Tempest in a Teacup