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9 Stress-Busting Black Friday Shopping Tips

9 Stress-Busting Black Friday Shopping Tips

November 22, 2012 No Comments »

I decided to compile the 5 Handy Tips and the 4 Bonus Tips I’d posted from the last 2 years into one handy column.  And it starts … Right Now!... Read More »

More Black Friday Shopping Tips

More Black Friday Shopping Tips

November 25, 2011 No Comments »

You may recall that last year I posted 5 Stress-Busting Black Friday Shopping Tips.  In employing those tips this year, I realized I had a few more dollops of wisdom... Read More »

7 Simple Tips to Help the Earth

April 22, 2011 No Comments »

Happy Earth Day 2011! How many trash bags do you use every week? I was astonished when, talking with a young married friend, I discovered that her two-person family disposed... Read More »

5 Stress-Busting Black Friday Shopping Tips

November 25, 2010 No Comments »

Going out early on Black Friday?  A little forethought and planning can help make your day more successful and less stressful.  Here’s some tips that have turned my Black Friday... Read More »

Why the Sequel to That Book You Love Will Never Be Written

June 4, 2010 No Comments »

“I really loved that book.  When are you going to write a sequel?” People ask me that question all the time. I hear it from fans at conventions, in email, and... Read More »

HOW BIG IS YOUR SANDBOX?

May 6, 2010 No Comments »

Why Tie-In Writers Need to Play at Home, Too (Originally featured in the newsletter of the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers.) Been out to the sandbox lately? As Tie-In... Read More »

Tips for Writing – Secret #1: Sit Your Ass Down

April 9, 2010 No Comments »

I just put up a video on YouTube with my first “secret tip” for writing. If it doesn’t play above, you can view it directly on YouTube. Be sure to... Read More »