Category Archives: Fourteen to Fortyish_The Formative Years

From the Intro – 2

The second and final part of the Introduction to Fourteen to Fortyish: The Formative Years: The sweet spots in writing these poems have been found in the highest of highs - "There's no drug like adrenaline," as ALIAS character, Sydney Bristow said - and in the lowest of lows. There's hardly ever an in-between. The…
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From the Intro – 1

From the Introduction to Fourteen to Fortyish: The Formative Years: I do not have a story. I am a story. I have a voice. For many years, I have been using my voice to share myself with others. I have grown. I have loved. I have lost. And, I have learned along the way to…
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“I feel you!”

Relatability. I've written about relatability so often in this blog. I've mentioned it here, here, and here. A search on my blog will unearth a few more instances, I am wont to believe. The concept has always been important to me - having someone who relates to my writing, whether they say it out loud or…
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Here’s What Happened: Road to Publication – Part 3

As promised, in today's post, I'll share a bit about the world of promoting a published book. Now, I must say this at the start: I've got only a small glimpse of this world. My efforts, by 21stC marketing efforts, have been (so far) the tip of the tip of the iceberg. I am not daunted,…
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