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Jim Cox On The Importance Of Which Words You Use

I value Jim Cox’s insight into books and the words that make them. I found this post extremely beneficial.  ~MDH   Words are important in how things are described. They can caste something in a positive or negative light. For example, in the political sphere we’ve seen “Inheritance...

A Quote by Leonardo Da Vinci That Applies to Any Profession or Life

In 1983, a friend of mine shared a quote with me that I have always held dearly. In rereading a journal of quotes i had written down, I came across this one and wanted to share it, as it applies to all walks of life. Monty Love was a mentor when I needed one, and I will always be appreciative of that...

WSJ: Some Pubs Want to Settle Agency Model Issue

I’m passing on this article from The Wall Street Journal, as I find it is of interest to most writers as well as readers. WSJ: Some Pubs Want to Settle Agency Model Issue Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins and Hachette–three of the five major U.S. publishers in negotiations with the Justice...

Your Reputation as a Writer

The following quote by Jon Wollenhaupt, could easily apply to writers. “The meetings industry is a very tightly knit community of professionals. A planner who does something unethical will torch his own reputation pretty quickly. I am sure this fact also guides a lot of ethical behavior.” — Jon Wollenhaupt,...

Thinking and Thanking from Dawn Copeman of Writing World

Thinking and Thanking Being a Brit, Thanksgiving normally passes me by. It doesn’t feature much in British life and we don’t really understand it much apart from what we see in movies. It seems to us to be like a mini-Christmas, a big celebratory meal with family and friends and, from what...

Books are Memories Quote by Daniel Goldin

If you ever saw our home, you would know we view books as memories. It is comprised of thousands of books, artwork, and a little bit of furniture. As books are being replaced with digital media, which I also enjoy, this quote is very appropriate.This comes from Shelf Awareness Quotation of the Day Books...

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