Do This When Editing

When you catch an adjective, kill it. No I don’t mean utterly, but kill most of them – then the rest will be valuable. They weaken when they are close together. They give strength when they are far apart.

Mark Twain

 

I Come From . . .

In the spring of 2014, as part of a speaking training, we had to craft a three minute talk from the prompt “I Come From . . .” I loved this because I love talking about myself – and I love tying that into something bigger and making it relevant to an audience. I also […]

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Gratitude

Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. Oprah Winfrey  

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Coming soon . . .

coming soon

If there were a time in this 100 Day Writing Challenge that I’d start to be hard on myself this would be it. Three of the past five days of posts have been quotes, and one has been a post entitled Under the Weather. And YES I did just link to it. ROFL. LMAO.   […]

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Under the Weather

Today I’ve been laid up with a mild version of the stomach flu. Since I hardly ever get sick, being so today has renewed my gratitude for my health BIG TIME. Hope ¬†you all are healthy too. I have some longer posts in draft. Coming soon.  

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