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Joe Carroccio – We’ll Miss You!

Joe Carroccio – We’ll Miss You! by Marti Edwards I am sorry to bear the sad news of the passing of my dear friend and coauthor, Joe Carroccio. As you may know, Joe was diagnosed with ALS earlier this year. … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe by Rita Goldner Today I am chillin’ among the cool mountain pines at Lake Tahoe. This is a short retreat I take with my husband Dave every year. For him, it’s various water sports; for me, plein air … Continue reading

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My Encounter With a Social Media Tutor

My Encounter With a Social Media Tutor by Mary Ellen Stepanich For three days and nights, from July 20 through July 22, 2017, I attended the Midwest Writers Workshop at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. I don’t know how … Continue reading

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AP Stumbles on Gender-Neutral Pronouns and Possessives

AP Stumbles on Gender-Neutral Pronouns and Possessives by Kathleen Watson I had barely written my last post, in part about pronoun agreement, when the Associated Press announced it was changing its guidelines for noun/pronoun agreement when gender is an issue. … Continue reading

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Wait for it… Wait for it…

Wait for it… Wait for it… by Lara Garcia We all catch ourselves procrastinating at one time or another. I never used to be a person who put things off. I would always have my list and check it off … Continue reading

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It’s Spring and the Beat Goes On!

It’s Spring and the Beat Goes On! by Joe Carroccio Marti and I did our second book signing of 2017, in support of 16 in ’64: The Beatles and the Baby Boomers, on Saturday, March 11th, at the Zia Records … Continue reading

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Grammar Accord: Be Sure Your Nouns and Pronouns Agree

Grammar Accord: Be Sure Your Nouns and Pronouns Agree by Kathleen Watson If you remember early grammar lessons, you’ll recall that a noun is a person, place or thing: man | village | car The man drove to a nearby … Continue reading

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