“People are very convenience-motivated,” says, Jeff Bezos in the CNBC article How Amazon founder Jeff Bezos went from the son of a teen mom to the world’s richest person. I agree. We want someone […]
You’re a bestselling author. Not just a bestseller in modest terms, your third novel has sold two million copies. It’s now a Hollywood blockbuster to the tune of $369+ M. 5-years passed since your novel’s […]
Someone once asked me if I graduated college. And if I didn’t; how, as a single mother, did I raise college-educated daughters. Not only did my daughters graduate from one of the top universities in […]
This an excellent Op-Ed on the state of literacy in the U.S. and how to make it better. If you don’t have a NYT time subscription – highlights of the article indicate how the proper […]
If you’ve seen the 2002 movie SIGNS by M. Night Shyamalan; starring Mel Gibson (Reverend Graham Hess), Joaquin Phoenix (Merrill Hess) Rory Culkin (Morgan Hess) and, Abigail Breslin (Bo Hess) you know they realize the […]
The Register of Copyrights Bill (H.R. 1695 Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017) had its second roll call in the senate moving it closer to a reality. Currently the Director (Registers […]
SHORT LIST A writer is a storyteller. Someone who creates content that contains a plot and has a beginning, middle and ending. The story can have 6 words or 60,000 in which the writer shares […]
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Before radio buttons and “buy here”, Big 5 Trade Book Publishers used pinback buttons in their book promotions. Take a peek at my collection. Source: Big 5 Publishing Vintage Pinback Buttons
In the absence of feeling, I rely on observation. In the absence of observation, I rely on evidence. In the absence of evidence, I rely on experience (mine and others). In the absence of experience, I turn to life’s cheat sheet called facts.
Relying on facts is the most difficult way to make a decision because you must be equipped with the ability to synthesize information.