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In Defense of Prejudice

And what’s this got to do with writing anyway?

One of my writing colleagues recently published an article about prejudice against beauty. What? Who doesn’t like beauty? We all enjoy seeing beautiful things, places, faces. But what we don’t usually consider is how that pretty face makes us feel. Envious? Intimidated? Intrigued? Superior? Before that gorgeous gal utters a single word, have we judged her based on appearance? Continue reading

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ONE HUNDRED, SIXTY-SIX WORDS and ten numbers

images-7Sometimes it’s challenging to give advice. Her children shun her attempts because they know everything about everything anyhow. Her contemporaries, as hard of hearing as she, are a lost cause. But then, there is her writers’ group, a captive audience if ever there was one.

Here are ten things she knows are true: Read all ten

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