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Writer’s Block and Procrastination

The other day, my friend, Gracia, asked for tips on overcoming writer’s block and procrastination. I thought I’d share here what I told her. Writer’s block is a tough subject. I experience it quite frequently and it’s hard to get rid of. Sometimes, the best thing is to put the project aside for a few days and not think about ...

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Down to Earth Mystery: The Double Cousins and the Mystery of the Missing Watch

My Rating: Bucks:  Reviewed by: Esther LoPresto Written by:  Miriam Jones Bradley The “Double Cousins” are the children of a pair of siblings who both marry another pair of siblings. In this story, Carly and her sister Molly are the double cousins of Dorie, Max, and Chad. All of the cousins enjoy visiting their grandparents’ ranch in Kansas during the ...

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Book Review – “The Witness” by Josh McDowell

International Adventure: “The Witness” by Josh McDowell (2 July 2010; 192 words) Marwan Accad, a security agent, is the only witness to Rafeeq Ramsey’s murder. After some investigation, he becomes the prime suspect in the murder. Marwan goes on the run in a chase covering both sides of the Mediterranean. From Monte Carlo to Casablanca to Cairo, he relies on ...

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A Rainy Day

I don’t understand people on rainy days. Why do they drive faster when it’s raining? As if the roads aren’t dangerous enough when the ground is dry, they choose to take a risk with wet roads. And then, they run from car to store, from store to car as if the rain will melt them like the Wicked Witch of ...

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