Author Archives: Marcie Brock

You Want Me to Talk?

You Want Me to Talk? by Patricia Grady Cox Self-promotion sometimes requires giving presentations at book signings. This is not my favorite thing to do, but I can be cajoled into it. On May 12, I will give a talk … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Pacing

The Challenge of Pacing by Vaughn Treude To many outsiders, writing looks easy. As with most worthwhile pursuits, the challenges aren’t obvious to beginners. You can be good at spelling and grammar and even be able to craft a coherent narrative. Your characters could be … Continue reading

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My Story: I’ve Had Four Great Loves in My Life

My Story: I’ve Had Four Great Loves in My Life by Beth Kozan I’ve just had my 75th birthday; it’s a good time to take stock of my life and set new intentions. My first love was Doug. We began … Continue reading

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Living the Moments

Living the Moments © 2018 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. kebba.com Life so often is portrayed as a steady line, an ongoing process, a single flow. Coaches urge people to determine their quality of life and to … Continue reading

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The Hardy Tardigrade

The Hardy Tardigrade by Rita Goldner My spirit animal this month really takes the cake for weirdness, even considering that I’m known in my posts for being influenced by weird animals. It’s a tardigrade, a cute little guy that’s almost … Continue reading

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The Charms and Delights of Pie

The Charms and Delights of Pie by C. K. Thomas “Can she bake a cherry pie, Billy Boy, Billy Boy?” I can remember picking cherries from a big ol’ fruit tree in my aunt’s backyard in Galveston, Indiana. With cherry … Continue reading

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Bravery Defined

Bravery Defined by Barbara Renner I’ve been following Laura Orisini’s blog, Eric’s Other Mother, and was inspired to write my blog this month about bravery. Mainly because, well, Laura challenged her readers “to share the bravest thing they’ve done so … Continue reading

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