Category Archives: career

On Michael Hastings

I came to learn about Michael Hastings from Jack Gray, a writer/producer for Anderson Cooper 360, years ago. On Jack’s recommendation, I followed Michael on Twitter, especially enjoying his tweets from a writer’s workshop he attended in New England. Commenting on … Continue reading

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Why I Write.

Why do I write? How do I write? How can I write? All my life I have been asked all the above questions and many more by friends, family and sometimes strangers. Maybe they were seated next to me as … Continue reading

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Things to do when you are in a pissy mood.

We’ve all been there. Your day is sailing alone fine, when lo and behold something or more often, someone ticks you off. Now you are pissy. What to do to bounce back and fling yourself back into the sunshine? 1. … Continue reading

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When the light turns green.

There are times in our lives when things turn on a dime, the switch has been flipped, the light turns green and just like that. . .you go. On that wild, crazy day you feel that your life has begun anew. It’s … Continue reading

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