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Seven Ways to Build an Inexpensive Summer Reads list

                                                                   “Summertime and the living is easy…” Remember that 1935 Gershwin song from Porgy and Bess. Well the living may be easy but if… Continue reading Seven Ways to Build an Inexpensive Summer Reads list

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Storytelling and saving the Grandkids

(Mute the Jukebox below)A post by Rachelle Gardner came through my blog box this morning. It was so cute I couldn't resist talking about it some more. Rachelle asked "Do we miss the days when a book was just a book?" The responses came fast and furious this morning. The comments could be divided among the 'real'… Continue reading Storytelling and saving the Grandkids

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2011 Best of Writing Articles and a Rap on Writing

The year is coming to a close and with it another chapter in the book of my writing life. The generosity of writer's, agents, and publisher's who blog have helped me shorten my learning curve and fuel my desire to continue writing into 2012.  To help prepare one in the endeavor of becoming a writer I've done a… Continue reading 2011 Best of Writing Articles and a Rap on Writing

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Kindle Fire and the Nook Tablet

Oh no, I just pre-ordered a Kindle Fire and now rumors say B&N will debut a new Nook tablet in just a few weeks . I skipped the regular Kindle in lieu of continuing to read "the good old-fashioned way," until I tried Kindle on my phone. I'm not hooked, but it's a great way to have… Continue reading Kindle Fire and the Nook Tablet