This is an excerpt from my e-book How to Come Up With All Those Words: A Practical Guide to Writing a Successful Nonfiction Book, from Conception to Publication. My mom likes to brag about me to her friends, as moms do. She recently recommended one of my books to a new friend. After the friend finished reading the book, she asked my mom, incredulously, “How does... Read more ❯
You may have thought to yourself before, “Gosh, I wish I could do something useful with all this knowledge I have about …” your favorite book, TV show, movie, or pop star. You may have even been joking a little. But it turns out you really can do something with it! For a writing career, it’s often best to have an area of expertise …... Read more ❯
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Lots of nice New Jersey folks are reading Sex and the City and Us over the summer in Burlington County, and I'll be stopping by the Pemberton Community Library to talk about it and sign books over cupcakes at mocktails at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10.
A GoFundMe page is raising money to help pay for ongoing cancer treatment for Valerie Harper, known best for her iconic role of Rhoda on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The donations are meant "to ensure she receives the best care possible," the fundraising page says, as she continues a years-long battle with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, "a condition that occurs when cancer cells spread into the fluid-filled membrane... Read more ❯