Category Archives: learning

Getting Educated on Marketing

By S. J. Brown As a writer there are two things I truly suck at, punctuation and marketing.  One of my New Year’s resolutions was to work on both.  So when an on line course I had been eyeing was … Continue reading

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“Let There Be Light”

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction “We’ll leave the light on for you.” proclaimed Tom Bodet in radio commercials for Motel 6. Remember them? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cVRMGEL5GY “Every Light in the House Is On” written by Kent Robbins and made … Continue reading

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Fork in The Road

By L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I received the letter “F” for the A-Z Blog challenge.  Since my maiden name is Flory I thought about writing about that, but the Forked Road seemed better-suited to this blog.  I hope you … Continue reading

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Is Cursive Writing Being Cursed?

by Neva Bodin In the Casper Star Tribune, Sunday, November 25, 2012, p A2, a headline by Christina Hoag, Associated Press, blared: “Penmanship still rules in Calif. Schools.” A subtitle read: “Most states erase cursive writing from their curriculms (sic); … Continue reading

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How Do You Deal With Stress?

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction A couple of weeks ago I read an article on Yahoo! News that gave me pause for thought.  Dan Harris, an ABC News Anchor, shared a part of his life seen by millions … Continue reading

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Always Beginning

By Stephanie Stamm I’ve posted elsewhere about my affair with the Marco Polo series on Netflix. Among the many things to enjoy about the series are the beautifully choreographed martial arts scenes—reminiscent of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. I have been … Continue reading

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Aging and Learning: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

This post by Gayle M. Irwin   He sleeps on the multitude of dog blankets which we’ve bought for him and spread throughout the house. He stands and his back legs wobble, oftentimes collapse, and he falls and struggles to … Continue reading

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