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The cheat sheet to writing extraordinarily well

July 5, 2016 | No Comments

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5 questions every serious blogger must answer

June 26, 2016 | No Comments

There are so many blogs on how to become a blogger, but I think the majority of them miss some key points and delve straight into the technicalities, like how to choose your host and domain and create a theme and all that. Don’t get me wrong—all of those things are very important. I mean […]

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Book review: Killer Cruise by Laura Levine

June 17, 2016 | No Comments

Every now and then, I get this hankering to read a mystery book. When the mood strikes, I’m either looking for a funny mystery  or a serious, more intense one. Recently, I was craving the former, so I picked up one of my favorite humor mystery authors ever—Laura Levine. If you’ve never read a mystery […]

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5 things you must know before becoming a blogger

June 15, 2016 | No Comments

Blogging is a ton of fun, especially if you feel passionately enough about something to share your thoughts with the world. And, of course, you’ve got to have some level of tolerance or enjoyment of writing—you’ll be working with words all the time! But there’s more. Building your own blog is a lot like building […]

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All about blogging

June 8, 2016 | No Comments

I believe I ended up wanting to become a blogger by fate and by choice. Last year, my niece was diagnosed with Leukemia. She was four and celebrated her birthday strapped to a hospital gurney, unconscious, fighting pneumonia and strep throat and oblivious to the fact that she’d soon be losing her Elsa hair—which she’d […]

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Book review: The Sixes

June 8, 2016 | No Comments

So I was at the library a few weeks ago, in a rush to snatch a few books and head out in time to grab my daughter from her bus stop. On the front display table was this book, “The Sixes,” which seemed pretty interesting, but didn’t sound like what I’d normally read. I checked […]

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Searching for Romeo, by Salina Jivani

June 3, 2016 | No Comments

  The Parker sisters are jinxed with love. Lingerie model Liz Parker is dead broke thanks to her exorbitant shoe fetish. After two years of dating Nick, her successful surgeon boyfriend, she manages to finagle a proposal out of him only to have him stand her up at the altar, meaning she’s left with no […]

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May 25, 2016: Interview with author Nigel Jarrett

May 24, 2016 | 2 Comments

If you want to hear about an author who has great acclaim and promise, we’ve got you covered. Today I have the honor of interviewing Nigel Jarrett. Nigel served as a freelance journalist and music critic. He has written several pieces including essays, poetry and short stories for many publications such as the Observer, London Magazine, […]

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Book review: The Girl on the Train

May 23, 2016 | No Comments

Summary from Amazon EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel […]

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How to generate tons of traffic for free

May 18, 2016 | No Comments

You’ve done it. Your website’s up and running, you’ve got something amazing to pitch. Now all you’re missing is the traffic. So how do you get an audience? Like a true audience? And we’re not talking a one-time audience, but a continuous stream of visitors who are actually excited to be on your site. There’s […]

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