Writing After the Story Has Been Told

Reprinted from Boomacious.com, L. Mims I’ve begun the task of preparing my story for publishing. Quite honestly, I’m a little tired of my characters, and I’m no longer interested in returning to their neighborhood. Now I must begin the job of extricating myself from them! That means editing without any conscious or feelings for those […]

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Cozy—Old School—Childhood Neighborhoods?

Reprinted from Boomacious.com, L. Mims Something tragic happened to the old neighborhoods where I grew up in the 60’s. In those days, most of the businesses up and down 31st and 35th Streets, from King Dr. (South Park) to Michigan were owned by our neighbors. There was a drycleaner and a hardware store, both owned […]

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Anybody Remember Typewriters?

Reprinted from Boomacious.com, L. Mims My 27 year-old daughter had a great time laughing at how my generation had to rely on manual typewriters to write our high school and college term papers. I regaled her with stories of dozens of balled up papers surrounding the trashcan. These papers boasted mistakes, lumpy whited-out corrections and […]

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3 Steps to Put Luck in Your Success

In an article entitled, “Gifted or Hard-Working? Which is Better for Long-Term Success for our Children?”, Psychologist, Dr. Sherrie Campbell stated, “The greatest predictor of success is how many hours are devoted to any goal. The more someone practices a skill, the better they become at what they are trying to accomplish. It means that […]

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