Study to Make Yourself a Successful Author

What makes a writer successful? It depends on how you define success. For some writers, it’s creating a runaway bestseller. For others it’s winning literary awards; and for still others, it’s building a reputation for writing good books and publishing them regularly, which will bring notoriety and a nice supplemental income. How you determine success […]

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Gypsy Woman

The WP Daily Word—Undulate I’m reminded of a song of my youth. Gypsy Woman by Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. It describes a lovely, dark-haired woman dancing around a campfire light. The song is full of imagery and longing. The images are so vivid that every time I hear the song, I can see her […]

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A Sparkle Effect Project

The Daily Word prompt today — SPARKLE Today I wanted to present a Chicago effort that really S-P-A-R-K-L-E-S. In fact, it’s even named The Sparkle Effect. I wanted to showcase them as they begin their holiday gift-giving across our troubled city Circle of Friends (COF) of Bolingbrook, IL will host their annual Sparkle Christmas project […]

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NET NEUTRALITY ADVOCATES PLAN PROTESTS FOR DECEMBER 7 AT VERIZON STORES

PAY TO PLAY? Writer JoAnn Chateau informs us of: an effort to dissolve internet protections the protests to keep the internet free for all of us! The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to announce the dissolution of Net Neutrality protections on December 14, 2017. In response, Net Neutrality supporters are staging a nation-wide protest […]

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Fluff Ain’t Good Enough

Today I’m doing a “quick-and-dirty” version of The Daily Post prompt—FLUFF. I’m using kinda/sorta dialect, so don’t call the grammar police! I’m gonna tell you some stuff that ain’t no fluff. To make it in this world, you’ve gotta be tough. When life throws you hard balls that cause you to stall, its your choice […]

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