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Caroling on a New York City Bus Is Better Than a Flash Mob

photo by David Bone When I lived on the Upper West Side, I took the 79th Street crosstown bus to my office on Fifth Avenue. I had many choices of transportation, but I favored the M79 particularly because if I took this bus from Columbus Avenue at around eight o’clock in the morning, I’d have […]

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Surprising Questions An Author Gets Asked

photo by Dennis Skley As an author, I love talking to readers. Whether that’s at book club discussions, or through my website or Goodreads, I get a lot of wonderful feedback and tons of great questions. Many questions are inevitable, like: “How did you come up with this idea?” That’s not surprising. As a reader […]

Donald Trump to CNN and FOX: You’re Fired!

photo by Gage Skidmore Sources close to the presidential candidate claim that Trump’s problem with CNN and FOX is “they’re morons.” In an effort to be represented in the most honest and fair light, it is reported that Trump has just bought his own network: Trump That Media. Donald Trump blames his slide in the […]

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5 Ways Facebook Success is Nothing Like Real Life Success

photo by Mouser Williams We all do this. We browse our Facebook feed and see extraordinary things happening all around us. A Facebook friend just climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. A friend of a friend won The Great Food Truck Race. Someone else was named Chicago’s Teacher of the Year. Or California’s No. 1 Realtor. Someone’s teenager […]

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Bustle: Books that will Hook You till the Very Last Page

   photo by Carrie Baughcum Um, yeah, that’s nice and all, Ryan. But given the choice between hanging out with you and reading my book, THE MEMORY BOX, Bustle magazine chooses the latter. (Insert sloppy happy dance and fainting spell.) “But then comes along a book so gripping, so enthralling, so utterly unputdownable that I […]

Connie Dwyer Breast Center Spring Luncheon Keynote

Connie Dwyer Breast Center Spring Luncheon

I was so honored to meet the inspiring Connie Dwyer at the Connie Dwyer Breast Center Annual Spring Luncheon where I was invited to speak about the writing and publishing of The Memory Box and the topics of the day: Perseverance, Gratitude and Women Empowering Women. The Connie Dwyer Breast Center is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art […]

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400th Review for THE MEMORY BOX on Amazon and a Giveaway!

Just received the 400th review for my psychological thriller, THE MEMORY BOX (about a woman who Googles herself and discovers the shocking details of a past she doesn’t remember) on Amazon! And it was a goodie! Thank you Mtngrannie wherever (whoever) you are! I am so grateful to all you reviewers out there! I read […]

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An Open Letter to Pigs (And Other Picky Eaters)

photo by David Merrett Dear Pigs, By the way, may I call you that? Pigs? It’s meant with the utmost respect, and after all, it is your name. Believe me, pig. I’ve never used your name in vain when referring to perverts or sleazeballs. I don’t know who started that. Uncool. Nor have I ever […]

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Rankings, Reviews and Rewards, oh my

  What a week it’s been for THE MEMORY BOX. To my astonishment and squealing delight, it achieved the ranking of #1 on Amazon Kindle for American Literature! That lasted a few days which provided enough time for me to bask in the sunshine of this incredible honor. Also, at different times this week, it […]

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Kindle Book Deal!! Limited Time Offer!

  photo by Rina Laxa Did you know that today is Think of Someone Special Day? Well, it isn’t really, but shouldn’t it be? I say yes! And while you’re thinking of that special someone, why not go the extra thoughtful mile and get them a Kindle ebook? Just in case you’re looking for a […]

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